S. Limousin Apparatus for Capsuling Medicaments

S. Limousin Apparatus for Capsuling Medicaments

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Description
Wood box with hinged lid and dividers, and inscription that reads “PROCEDE LIMOUSIN BTE S. C. D. G. / PARIS / PATENT-MEDICIN / OBLATE / SL.” The box contains: one rectangular wood plate with 12 perforations of various diameters and one round ceramic dish with felt pad inside; two wood reversible stamps with concave faces at each end and of differing diameters; two metal funnels of differing diameters. An embossed round metal embedded in wood plate reads: “Patent Number 216,197; Patented June 3, 1879; Application filed April 16, 1879.”
Stanislaus Limousin (1831-1887) was a French pharmacist and inventor.
Ref: Stanilaus A. A. Limousin, “Improvement in Processes of Capsuling Medicaments,” U. S. Patent 173,226 (Feb. 8, 1876).
Stanislaus Limousin, “Improvement in Apparatus for Capsuling Medicaments,” U.S. Patent 216,197 (June 3, 1879).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cachet Apparatus
cachet apparatus, patent model
Date made
1879
patent date
1879-06-03
maker
Limousin and Company
inventor
Limousin, Stanislas
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
metal (?? material)
wood (parts(6) material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm x 26 cm x 23.7 cm; 2 3/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 9 5/16 in
overall: 2 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 9 in; 5.715 cm x 26.035 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04381
catalog number
M-04381
accession number
89797
patent number
216,197
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National Museum of American History
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