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SE Patent: 1,636

Universalrortang Patentee: Johan Petter Johansson - Enkoping Sweden Granted:1888-08-17

Adjustable tongs type pipe wrench. Corresponding British patent GB-188,818,593 was granted Dec. 19, 1888 (see that entry for English summary of the patent and photo of example). Several photos show Johansson proudly holding an example of this adjustable pipe wrench; with modifications to take advantage of modern manufacturing methods and materials it is still produced. Most Swedish production / distribution by B. A. Hjorth & Co (BAHCO).
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US Patent: 1,159,804

DATAMP Wacky Patents - November 23, 2017 - 10:20pm
Clothes pin Patentee: Robert John Schulz - Saginaw MI Granted:1915-11-09

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 363,037 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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GB Patent: 188,818,593

Pipe Wrench Patentee: Johan Petter Johansson - Enkoping Sweden Granted:1888-12-19

Adjustable pipe tongs type wrench; the design was a staple of the B. A. Hjorth Co., which took on the production and distribution of Johansson's tools. The company is better known by the trade name BAHCO. Johansson's best known invention was the "adjustable spanner" -- see SE-4066. Note: British patents (pre 1916) were numbered by the year and started at patent #1 at the start of each year in January. The patent # used in DATAMP represents the year of registration and the patent # (with "leading zeros" interposed to make the number total nine digits). This patent is #18,583 of the year 1888.
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US Patent: 288,098

Wrench Patentee: Charles H. Myers - Phelps NY Granted:1883-11-06

This patent appears on the RATCHET WRENCH CO. BUFFALO adjustable jaw ratchet. Most examples show this patent date and Feb. 10, 1891 reflecting Myers' additional application patents. No. 446,073 was used for Keystone Mfg. Co.'s NONPAREIL ratchet wrench and drill. The ratchet also appears in patent #s 446,072 and 446,075.
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US Patent: 92,379

DATAMP Wacky Patents - November 21, 2017 - 9:11pm
Rocking Chair Patentee: Charles Singer - South Bend IN Granted:1869-07-06

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 490,964 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 1,553,623

Parallel Valve Spring Lifter Patentee: John H. McLeod - Stockton CA Granted:1925-09-15

The linkage between the handles and jaws keeps the jaw faces parallel. The spring-tensioned catch which maintains the setting to hold the spring in compression is not part of the patent's claims. This patent is noted in patent no. 1,879,330.
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US Patent: 305,102

DATAMP Wacky Patents - November 20, 2017 - 8:56pm
Illuminating device for frightening rats and mice Patentee: John H. Nelson - South Lima NY Granted:1884-09-16

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 92,379 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 269,498

Wire -Splicer Patentee: Frank A. Gurney - Chicago IL Granted:1882-12-19

Slotted opening extending nearly to the handle with second opening or set of projections forming a transverse "groove." Used in conjunction with a pliers or tongs to form a splice where the end of each wire or set of strands is twisted around the body of the other wire or set of strands.
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US Patent: 1,862,793

Valve Spring Lifter Patentees: Harry W. Kulp - Lancaster, Lancaster County PA , Martin C. Dellinger - Lancaster, Lancaster County PA Granted:1932-06-14

"Over-center lock lever" with a cam stop is the activating component of a "C" frame valve spring compressor. The stop prevents the handle pinching the operator's hand. Several adjustment means are suggested to adapt the tool to different styles and sizes of engines and valve layouts. Models conforming to this patent may be marked No. 385, and have the patent number. This design evolved in patent no. 1,913,084 to the form in the K-D Tools 380 valve spring compressor for overhead valve & "L-Head" engines. Harry W. Kulp and Martin C. Dellinger were the founders of KD Mfg. Co. of Lancaster, PA.
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US Patent: 1,961,605

Standard Spindle Nose Patentees: Alfred E. Drissner - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County OH , Frank O. Hoagland - West Hartford, Hartford County CT , Max E. Lange - Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County OH , Nils Ivar Lundberg - Madison, Dane County WI , John E. Lovely - Springfield, Windsor County VT Granted:1934-06-05


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US Patent: 1,798,482

Ratchet lever Patentees: Edward Henry Peterson - Chicago IL , Norris F. McNaught - Chicago IL Granted:1931-03-31

Looks identical to the second form shown and described in parallel patent no. 1,784,481's drawings & specifications. A close reading of the relative specifications & claims shows some slight additional elaborations in this patent. The DURO ratchet handle is marked with patent no. 1,798,481.
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US Patent: 1,770,899

Valve Spring Lifter Patentee: John A. Anderson - Bridgeport, Fairfield County CT Granted:1930-07-22


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US Patent: 630,323

Anvil Patentee: David Buel - Columbus, Franklin County OH Granted:1899-08-08


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US Patent: 363,037

DATAMP Wacky Patents - November 12, 2017 - 7:26pm
Means and apparatus for propelling and guiding baloons Patentee: Charles Richard Edouard Wulff - Paris France Granted:1887-05-17

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 560,351 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 1,689,376

Multiple Bit Tool Patentee: John Zilliox - Orchard Park NY Granted:1928-10-30

Multiple bit slide-out screwdriver blades; Zilliox patented several types of tools made of stamped parts.
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US Patent: 1,662,002

Wrench Patentee: John H. Dowd - Hartford CT Granted:1928-03-06

Compare the "ears" supporting the adjusting nut to the version appearing in patent no. 1,495,751 produced by Armstrong Bros. Tool Co. T. Clay Lindsey - patent attorney
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US Patent: D31,038

Combination Tool Member Patentee: John C. Johnson - Uniontown PA Granted:1899-06-20

One "lever" for a tongs or pliers type tool. This half has a tack puller, pliers jaws, half a wire cutter, and a scraper or screwdriver end on the handle. Term of patent 7 years.
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US Patent: 1,534,537

Holder for Socket Wrench Sets Patentee: Edwin S. Miller - Buffalo, Erie County NY Granted:1925-04-21


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US Patent: 221,855

DATAMP Wacky Patents - November 8, 2017 - 6:43pm
Improvement in fire-escapes Patentee: Benjamin B. Oppenheimer - Trenton TN Granted:1879-11-18

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 305,102 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 484,455

Milling Machine Patentee: Charles H. Phillips - Providence RI Granted:1892-10-18


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