Patent Model - Ice-Cutting Machine

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James Shannon, Patentee
Production date
Jul 26 1881
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Leather, steel, wood
7 x 13 x 11" (17.8 x 33 x 27.9cm)
John Shannon's patent improvement "consists of a sled-shaped frame supporting vertical side standards, on which are pivoted forward-projecting arms, that are adjustable in a vertical plane by eccentrics and levers, and carry on their free ends vertically revolving circular saws for cutting the ice..." (Patent number: 244,824)
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