Invention for Improvement in Dulcimers

Invention for Improvement in Dulcimers

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Description (Brief)
Durand's improvement in "Dulcimers" was his only patent. He owned a dulcimer shop in Connecticut and offered instructional literature in the use of the instrument.
Object Name
dulcimer
patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1867
patent date
1867-12-31
unspecified
U.S. Patent Office
inventor
Durand, Ezra
place made
United States: Connecticut, Norwich
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.4 cm x 15 cm x 29.5 cm; 2 1/8 in x 5 29/32 in x 11 5/8 in
ID Number
MI.332324
catalog number
332324
accession number
94380
patent number
72,824
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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