Patent Model ? - Improvement in Bed-Bottoms

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John Allyn (b.1833, d.1912), Patentee
Production date
Circa 1871
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Mixed woods, steel, iron
9 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 14 3/8" (23.8 x 27.3 x 36.5cm)
1 3/8 x 12 1/4 x 8" (3.5 x 31.1 x 20.3cm)
Allyn's invention "relates to the combination of slats of wood, and connections or couplings of wood, in such manner that the said slats and connections, when held over springs resting on a frame, shall form a spring bed-bottom; the object being to produce a flexible surface free from lateral motion." (Patent Number 112,765)
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