Latest Addition to the Directory of American Tools and Machinery Patents (DATAMP)

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US Patent: 902,387

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Detachable-blade screw-driver Patentee: Thomas J. Fegley - Philadelphia PA Granted:1908-10-27

An improvement on Selden North's Patent 842107.By adding a spring in the blade track of the handle , the replaceable blade is held securely in place,Norths approach to the problem was to slightly bend the prongs of the replaceable blade, thus keeping it in place by friction.Sample marked ,'North Brothers MFG.Co. PHILA. PA. U.S.A. PAT.NOV.2,97-JAN.27,01 PAT.JAN.22,1907. See Patents 858131 and 842107 for further information on this tool.
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US Patent: 601,043

October 22, 2018 - 3:06pm
Device for handling lumber Patentee: John A. McGarry - Chicago IL Granted:1898-03-22

The November 1911 The Canada Lumberman had an ad from "John A. McGarry, Sole Patentee and Manufacturer for the United States and Canada. 110 South Lincoln Street, Chicago, Ill." The ad pictures "The Patent Safety Lumber Hoist and Lowering Machine".
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US Patent: 228,712

October 20, 2018 - 2:19pm
Air-Engine Patentees: James A. Woodbury - Boston, Suffolk County MA , Joshua Merrill - Boston, Suffolk County MA , George Patten - Boston, Suffolk County MA , Edward F. Woodbury - Boston, Suffolk County MA Granted:1880-06-08


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CA Patent: 58,684

October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Steam engine Patentee: Joseph Hardill - Stratford ON Canada Granted:1898-01-13


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GB Patent: 275,071

October 17, 2018 - 1:58pm
Improvements in twist drill point grinding and thinning machines Patentees: Herbert William Hunt - Manchester England , Percy Hunt - Manchester England Granted:1927-08-04


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US Patent: 2,493,438

October 16, 2018 - 1:38pm
Jar and Tumbler Cap Lifting and Removing Tool Patentee: Emile G. Boucher - Baltimore MD Granted:1950-01-03

Jar lid lifter for the type of lids used on commercial jelly and pickle jars, etc. Patent no. D47,850 and three foreign patents are cited as references. Known example is an advertising specialty; this patent number, along with patent numbers 2,501,204, 2,501,205, Canadian patent numbers CA-474,876 and CA-475,060, and manufacturer marking B&B ST. PAUL MINN U.S.A. appear in microscopically small stampings on the end of the handle.
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US Patent: 222,354

October 13, 2018 - 12:24pm
Combined Square and Bevel Patentee: Joseph D. Hobbs - Mediapolis, Des Moines County IA Granted:1879-12-09


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US Patent: 1,170,281

October 12, 2018 - 11:47am
Wheel Puller Patentee: Charles H. Kohler - Oakdale, Suffolk County NY Granted:1916-02-01


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FR Patent: 495,289

October 10, 2018 - 11:19am
Machine à affuter les pointes de foret hélicoidaux Patentees: Herbert Hunt - Manchester England , Herbert William Hunt - Manchester England , Percy Hunt - Manchester England Granted:1919-10-03


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US Patent: 385,414

October 8, 2018 - 9:50am
Brace for screw-drivers, bits, etc. Patentee: George W. Huber - Philadelphia PA Granted:1888-07-03

Information taken from Clifford D. Fales' database. manufacturer unknown. Marked, "G. W.HUBER PHILA. PA / PAT'D JULY — 3 -1888 "PAT'D JULY — 3 — 1888" Known sample marked 'G.W. Huber PHILA.PA.,PAT'D JUNE 12-1888'. The wrong patent date!!
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US Patent: 723,980

October 7, 2018 - 9:50am
Fruit Jar Holder Patentee: Henry W. Bogart - Cleveland OH Granted:1903-03-31

Holder with a fixed handle and gripping area, preferably of rubber. The holding band is tightened by the action of a lever with curved slot and sliding catch. This lever resembles the clamping lever in Bogart's Fruit Jar Wrench (pat. no. 688,224). This Fruit Jar Holder, the T&B Fruit Jar Wrench, and a TRIUMPH FRUIT JAR WRENCH (pat. no. 743,227 ) are shown in a May 14, 1903 ad from the FORBES CHOCOLATE CO. of Cleveland.
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US Patent: D32,744

October 6, 2018 - 9:01am
Spoke Wrench Patentee: Leon M. Cabana - Buffalo NY Granted:1900-05-29

A distinctive bicycle spoke wrench marketed as the BABY Neverslip. It has an eye on the back side to attach it to a watch fob. It is a half-size version of the Neverslip Nipple Grip. The NEVERSLIP has a distinctive shield image cast in both sides. The design may reflect Spanish-American War era patriotic fervor. As part of a settlement of patent disputes, the Buffalo Specialty Mfg. Co. transferred the "Baby" and "Neverslip" grip patents to the G.W. Cole Co. in 1901.
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CA Patent: 146,477

October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
Tire Tread Patentee: Elijah McCoy - Detroit, Wayne County MI Granted:1913-03-11

The inventor was born in Canada to fugitive slaves from Kentucky. He moved to Scotland where he was certified as a mechanical engineer, and then rejoined his family who in the meantime had moved to Michigan.
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US Patent: 437,297

October 4, 2018 - 8:45am
Improvement in Screw-Drivers Patentees: George E. Gay - Augusta ME United States , John H. Parsons - Augusta ME United States Granted:1890-09-30


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US Patent: 179,585

October 3, 2018 - 8:39am
Improvement in steam-cylinder lubricators Patentee: Elijah McCoy - Ionia MI Granted:1876-07-04

Improvements to the inventor's patent 173,032.
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CA Patent: 482,193

October 1, 2018 - 7:58am
Chucks Patentees: John N. Petre - unknown unknown unknown , John O. Olsen - unknown unknown unknown Granted:1952-04-01


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US Patent: 5,736X

September 30, 2018 - 7:41am
Press, called Bramah's hydrostatic press Patentees: David H. Mason - Philadelphia PA , Mathias W. Baldwin - Philadelphia PA Granted:1829-12-02

Most of the patents prior to 1836 were lost in the Dec. 1836 fire. Only about 2,000 of the almost 10,000 documents were recovered. Little is known about this patent. Only the patent drawing is available. This patent is in the database for reference only.
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US Patent: 237,722

September 28, 2018 - 6:11am
Feed device for drilling-machines Patentee: Henry Bickford - Cincinnati OH Granted:1881-02-15


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US Patent: 1,236,826

September 26, 2018 - 5:56am
Valve Spring Compressor Patentee: Ralph A. Durland - Washingtonville NY Granted:1917-08-14

"Over center toggle lock" lifting clamp for Model T FORD engine valve springs. The parts are steel stampings; the tool works with pairs of valve springs. Produced as the MOSCO Valve Spring Compressor for FORDs.
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