Patent Model - Improvement in Cases for Dental Instruments

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E. Brown (b.Unknown, d.1916), Patentee
Production date
Jan 30 1877
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Pine and ash (visual), lead or zinc
11 x 11 x 9 5/8" (27.9 x 27.9 x 24.4cm)
The object of Brown's invention "is to supply a want which has long been felt in the offices of dentists, of a receptacle for their instruments, which shall be easily adjusted and placed in a position convenient to the hand of the operator, and shall be capable of being tightly closed, so as to exclude dust and dampness when not in use, and which, at the same time, is capable of being made ornamental." (Patent Number 186,793)
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