Patent model for Edward Maynard, “Files for Dentists and Jewelers,” U.S. Patent (May 26, 1874), assigned to Melville M. Johnston. Edward Maynard (1813-1891) was then living in New York.
Ref: Burton Lee Thorpe, “Edward Maynard, A.M., M.D., D.D.S., A Born Mechanic, An Exquisite Operator, and the Inventor of the Maynard Rifle,” The Dental Brief 9 (1904): 363-369.
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