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Dental Mold

Dental Mold

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Description
Patent model for Jacob D. Heiges, “Improvement in Vulcanizing Apparatus,” U.S. Patent 170,731 (Dec. 7, 1875). The inscription reads “J. D. HEIGES / INVENTOR”. Heiges (b.1833) was a dentist in York, Pa.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flask, patent model
dental device
Other Terms
Dentistry
maker
Heiges, Jacob D.
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 12.065 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04248
catalog number
M-04248
accession number
89797
patent number
170,731
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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