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Patent for a new and improved knockdown chair. This design of a knockdown chair (a chair that isn't fully assembled until at its destination so that it may be collapsible, saving space until then) marks improvements over previous models. This design calls for side-rails that extend through the mortises and countersunk apertures so that the ends of the side-rails can expand in the countersinks.

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Creager, Frank A.W. October 19, 1880.

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Patent for a new and improved knockdown chair. This design of a knockdown chair (a chair that isn't fully assembled until at its destination so that it may be collapsible, saving space until then) marks improvements over previous models. This design calls for side-rails that extend through the mortises and countersunk apertures so that the ends of the side-rails can expand in the countersinks.

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 233,478, dated October 19, 1880. Application filed January 22, 1880."

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  • October 19, 1880

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  • October 19, 1880

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  • January 22, 1880

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Creager, Frank A.W. Chair., patent, October 19, 1880; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170056/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.