Dental Mold


Patent model for Jacob D. Heiges, “Improvement in Vulcanizing Apparatus,” U.S. Patent 170,731 (Dec. 7, 1875). The inscription reads “J. D. HEIGES / INVENTOR”. Heiges (b.1833) was a dentist in York, Pa.

Maker: Heiges, Jacob D.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04248Catalog Number: M-04248Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 170,731

Object Name: flask, patent modeldental deviceOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 4 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 12.065 cm x 11.1125 cm


Record Id: nmah_734449

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