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.
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