Pill Rolling Machine


Patent model for James C. Ayer, “Improvement in Pill Machines,” U.S. Patent 17,865 (July 28, 1857). James Cook Ayer (1818-1878) was a pharmacist in Lowell, Ma.

Maker: Ayer, James Cook

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04351Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 17,865Catalog Number: M-04351

Object Name: pill machine, patent modelpill machinepatent model

Measurements: overall: 5 3/8 in x 11 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 28.575 cm x 11.1125 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-d90f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1444945

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