Oil Can.

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Patent for a new and improved oil can. This design "relates to that class of oil-cans which are used for supplying lubricating material to various kinds of machinery, and which usually consists of a can or receptacle having an orifice through which it may be filled, and a tapering spout for supplying the lubricant to the place where it is needed; and the invention has for its object to produce an oil-can which shall be specially designed for lubricating vehicle-axles, and which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency" (lines 19-30).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Denton, Winfield Scott December 15, 1885.

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Patent for a new and improved oil can. This design "relates to that class of oil-cans which are used for supplying lubricating material to various kinds of machinery, and which usually consists of a can or receptacle having an orifice through which it may be filled, and a tapering spout for supplying the lubricant to the place where it is needed; and the invention has for its object to produce an oil-can which shall be specially designed for lubricating vehicle-axles, and which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency" (lines 19-30).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 332,239, dated December 15, 1885. Application filed April 27, 1885. Serial No. 163,542. (No model.)"

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  • December 15, 1885

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  • December 15, 1885

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  • April 27, 1885

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Denton, Winfield Scott. Oil Can., patent, December 15, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171152/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.