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Bird-Cage.

Bird-Cage.

Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Flato, Fridrich W.
Description: Patent for improvements in bird cages by "having a woven-wire casing the meshes of which cannot be penetrated by ordinary insects, such as flies,&c., will be lured into the cage to be devoured by the bird" (lines 16-21).
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BIRD-CAGE

BIRD-CAGE

Date: July 6, 1880
Creator: Pinter, Francis T.
Description: Patent for a new and improved combined Bird-Cages and Fly-Traps. The improvements include the use of netting or wire gauze, making holes at the bottom of the cage to insert feed-cups or let flies in when the cage is used to catch flies, and placing a ring over the seed-cups in order to prevent insects or flies from getting into the cage when it is used as a bird-cage.
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Bit-Brace.

Bit-Brace.

Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: McClellan, Stephen
Description: Patent for "an improved form of brace having a V-guide which is substantially right-angled and mechanism mounted therein for driving a bit so arranged that the crank-arm of the handle may turn in a corner without striking the wall or without striking the wall or without striking a plane support should the guide rest thereon when boring a hole." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Bit-Brace with Right-Angled V-Guide Frame.

Bit-Brace with Right-Angled V-Guide Frame.

Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: McClellan, Stephen
Description: Patent for a bit-brace with right-angled V-guide frame, with description and illustrations.
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Blacking Brush.

Blacking Brush.

Date: September 21, 1880
Creator: Wood, Edmund Lorenzo.
Description: Patent for a new and improved blacking brush. This design utilizes springs to move a blacking brush to and from a can of polish. This results in "evenness of wear of the bristles of the brush, economy of blacking, absence of spattering while extracting the blacking from the box, convenience in substituting the circular brush as a lid for the box in case of loss of the box-lid, and the saving of time in looking for a blacking-brush and a blacking-box separately" (lines 53-60).
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Blind-Slat Fastener.

Blind-Slat Fastener.

Date: June 1, 1897
Creator: Wright, John Alexander
Description: Patent for blind-salt fastener, with description and illustrations.
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Blind-Stop.

Blind-Stop.

Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Roll, John F.
Description: Patent for improvements in blind-slat adjusters and locks by providing a plate to secure the cross-stile of the blind; in which the plate having a slotted right-angled portion. “A bar pivoted to the slat-rod and having its lower end bent at the right angle, a screw passed through the slat and provided with a handle. (Lines 96-99) “When the handle is turned to the left, the slats can be adjusted into any desired position, and when in their adjusted position all that it is necessary to do is to turn the handle to the right which binds the parts together and holds the slats against movement.” (Lines 82-87) Illustration is included.
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Blind Stops.

Blind Stops.

Date: June 5, 1883
Creator: Vandervoort, Charles Frederick
Description: Patent for a new and improved stop for blinds. This design "is to provide a convenient means by which blind-slats may be swung on their pivots, so as to open or close to the extent desired" (lines 8-11).
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Blotter.

Blotter.

Date: July 14, 1891
Creator: Betts, Walter & Herbert, William B.
Description: Patent for "a combined hand-blotter, ruler, paper-cutter, and pen-rack... especially for the use of book-keepers and accountants," (lines 12-15) with instructions and illustrations.
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Board Roofing.

Board Roofing.

Date: December 19, 1876
Creator: Zimmerman, Arnold W.
Description: Patent for a new design of roofing board. The wooden boards are designed to "contract and expand with changes of temperature" (para. 3) and to allow rain to run off without seeping into the joints of the boards.
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