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Realia from the Jacob Burns Law Library: Patent Model of Measuring Pump

Realia from Special Collections



Patent model of measuring pump

Patent Model of Measuring Pump


The Egolf patent collection, donated to the Law Library in 2016, included some amazing patent models that had been deposited with the U.S. Patent Office. Shown here is a model of a “new and improved pump for measuring liquids as they are drawn from vessels” patented by S.H. Wheeler of Dowagiac, Michigan, on June 5, 1866. It is Patent No. 55,433.