Removable Can Top.

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Patent for a new and improved removable lid for cans. This design "consists of a can top or protector to be fitted over the top of the can which has had one of its heads cut out in such a manner that the contents of the can can be easily and conveniently removed and, should it be desired, the life and usefulness of the can prolonged at a trifling expense" (lines 24-30).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Grainger, Charles J. December 25, 1883.

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  • Grainger, Charles J. Grainger, C.J., of Houston, assignor of one-half to J.W. Dibrell, of Galveston, Texas.

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Patent for a new and improved removable lid for cans. This design "consists of a can top or protector to be fitted over the top of the can which has had one of its heads cut out in such a manner that the contents of the can can be easily and conveniently removed and, should it be desired, the life and usefulness of the can prolonged at a trifling expense" (lines 24-30).

Physical Description

[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 290,985, dated December 25, 1883. Application filed September 24, 1883. (No model.)"

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  • December 25, 1883

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  • December 25, 1883

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  • September 24, 1883

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Grainger, Charles J. Removable Can Top., patent, December 25, 1883; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170675/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.