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Cyrus Avery Horse-Power Patent Model

Cyrus Avery Horse-Power Patent Model

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Description (Brief)
Cyrus Avery received a patent in 1860 for his horse-power machine. This patent model depicts the mechanism that converts “horse-power” (a horse was connected by a pole to the mechanism turning the gear) which would power machines.
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Gift of Clarence B. Avery
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Agricultural Equipment Toys
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National Museum of American History
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