Pocket Lamp Patent Model

Pocket Lamp Patent Model

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Object Name
lamp, pocket
Other Terms
Lighter, Pocket; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1856
patent date
1856-12-09
inventor
Hervey, Horace L.
place made
United States: Illinois, Quincy
associated place
United States: Illinois, Quincy
Physical Description
tinned sheet iron (case material)
brass (match holder, wick tube or socket, snuffer cap, catch material)
steel (torsion spring material)
sandpaper (sandpaper material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 9.2075 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
DL.251761
catalog number
251761
patent number
16,180
accession number
48890
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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