Patent Model - Barrel-Head Fastening

Maker and role
Story Ladd (b.1851, d.1933), Patentee
Production date
Mar 15 1881
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(a): wood, paint, iron
(b-d): copper wire
6 3/4 x 6 1/4" (17.1 x 15.9cm)
1 x 1" (2.5 x 2.5cm)
1 1/16 x 1 5/16" (2.7 x 3.3cm)
3/4 x 1 1/2" (1.9 x 3.8cm)
The object of Ladd's invention "is to furnish a simple, cheap, and effective fastening device for barrel-heads, which can be easily inserted between the barrel-body and the head for the purpose of firmly securing the latter, and which can be removed without requiring the hoops to be loosened." (Patent Number 238,790)
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