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Patent for a new and improved sign. This design consists in "the combination of a frame or bed and a transparent plate set in the same, having the letter-color or gilt on its inner face, and a filling applied upon its front face to form the margins of the letter . . . [and] the wooden body, provided with a recess, in its front face, of the strip of glass gilded, silvered, or painted on its back face and inlaid in said recess, and a filling on its front face to form the margins of the letters . . . ... continued below

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Munn, Frank E. December 5, 1882.

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Patent for a new and improved sign. This design consists in "the combination of a frame or bed and a transparent plate set in the same, having the letter-color or gilt on its inner face, and a filling applied upon its front face to form the margins of the letter . . . [and] the wooden body, provided with a recess, in its front face, of the strip of glass gilded, silvered, or painted on its back face and inlaid in said recess, and a filling on its front face to form the margins of the letters . . . [and] the separate pieces or panes of glass, one for each letter of the sign" (lines 84-101).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 268,428, dated December 5, 1882. Application filed April 5, 1882. (Model.)"

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  • December 5, 1882

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  • December 5, 1882

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  • April 5, 1882

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Munn, Frank E. Sign., patent, December 5, 1882; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170452/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.