Ash tray with Robinson patent imprint

Description (Brief):

Glass tray with imprint of US Patent 130661, "Improvement in Electric Signaling Apparatus for Railroads," issued 20 August 1872 to William Robinson. A centennial commemorative.

Date Made: 1972

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from John Hamsen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.334903Catalog Number: 334903Accession Number: 314529

Object Name: Ashtray

Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 21.2725 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1096787

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