Patent Model - Improvement in Paper-Files

Maker and role
Edmund Woodruff (b.1840, d.1916), Patentee
George Green, Patentee
Production date
Mar 31 1868
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Walnut (visual), sheet iron, brass
9 1/2 x 4 x 9 1/4" (24.1 x 10.2 x 23.5cm)
The object of Woodruff and Green's invention "is to provide a file for holding papers, books, and other similar articles, which, for safe keeping and convenience, it is necessary to keep together, but in such a manner as that they can be easily taken out for use or reference." (Patent Number 76,287)
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