Pill Rolling Machine

Pill Rolling Machine

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pill machine, patent model
pill machine
patent model
maker
Ayer, James Cook
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
ID Number
MG.M-04351
accession number
89797
patent number
17,865
catalog number
M-04351
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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