Oil Can.

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Patent for a new and improved oil can. This design "consists in the combination, with an oil-can, of a wire passing loosely through the nozzle and into a tube secured on the bottom of the can within the said can. The outer end of the wire is curved, and part of the wire is finely grooved or roughened" (lines 13-18).

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

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Campbell, James A. March 27, 1883.

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Patent for a new and improved oil can. This design "consists in the combination, with an oil-can, of a wire passing loosely through the nozzle and into a tube secured on the bottom of the can within the said can. The outer end of the wire is curved, and part of the wire is finely grooved or roughened" (lines 13-18).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 274,718, dated March 27, 1883. Application filed January 25, 1883. (Model.)"

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  • March 27, 1883

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  • March 27, 1883

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  • January 25, 1883

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Campbell, James A. Oil Can., patent, March 27, 1883; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170513/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.