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Patent Models

Patent models were required as part of a patent application for a United States patent until 1880. The Patent Act of 1790 required a miniature model of each invention be made that showed how the invention works. In 1926 the stored patent models were sold as a group by the U.S. Patent Office and individual models are appearing in the marketplace.


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strkey:patent-models
metakey:Patent Models
870,20081
Details
Price
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Pattern or Item
Gas Apparatus
Category
Description
Brass, Tin, No. 228848, Tag, 1880, 10 x 12 In.
Year Priced
2010

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