Automatic Gas Lighter Patent Model

Automatic Gas Lighter Patent Model

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Object Name
Fire Lighter, Automatic
Other Terms
Lighter, Part of; Fire Lighter, Automatic; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1875
patent date
1876-05-30
date patent model received
1876-03-04
patent date of lighter mechanism
1865-06-17
1874-10-06
inventor
Vogel, Kasimir
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Chelsea
Physical Description
brass (plates, gearwheels, coil spring for lever follower, vertical bar, parts of burner material)
gilded brass (parts of burner; lighter mechanism lever, case, cover and chain material)
iron (lever follower, disks, arbors, pins material)
blued steel (hour and minute hands material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 11 in; 8.255 cm x 13.0175 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
DL.330420
catalog number
330420
patent number
178,211
accession number
88881
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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