Heating Stove Patent Model


Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 84,537) of a freestanding, oval cylindrical, base-burning stove on two short feet, made by Stephen Culver of Newark, NY, and patented on December 1, 1868. Tall upper section is topped by a pan or hopper for feeding the magazine and has slotted double doors at its base; short lower section is an ashpit with single slotted door having a sliding shutter. Between the two sections is a grate with divided or double axis handle for horizontal and rotary movement. Rectangular plate engraved with inventor's name, location and invention is attached on front. Tag stored with object is printed and handwritten with patent information.

Date Made: 1868-12-01Patent Date: 1868-12-01

Inventor: Culver, Stephen

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, NewarkAssociated Place: United States: New York, Newark

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.251494Catalog Number: 251494Patent Number: 84,537Accession Number: 48890

Object Name: stove, heating

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)copper (finial, nameplate, doors material)Measurements: overall: 9 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 24.13 cm x 13.335 cm x 8.5725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9767-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_306465

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