Horse Collar.

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Patent for a new and improved horse collar. This design "is to supply a cheap, durable, easy fitting and self adjusting or flexible horse-collar for farm and other use, and which shall readily adapt itself to the form of the animal, and thereby obviate those abrasions which are so common with the use of a rigid and unyielding collar. To these and other ends [the] collar is made for the most part of what is known as "moss-yarn," with its strands or fibers arranged and the body of the collar subjected to pressure in a mold or press" (lines 9-20).

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

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Bailey, William Luther; Knight, Leonard Thaddeus & Knight, Lenis Douglas June 15, 1886.

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Patent for a new and improved horse collar. This design "is to supply a cheap, durable, easy fitting and self adjusting or flexible horse-collar for farm and other use, and which shall readily adapt itself to the form of the animal, and thereby obviate those abrasions which are so common with the use of a rigid and unyielding collar. To these and other ends [the] collar is made for the most part of what is known as "moss-yarn," with its strands or fibers arranged and the body of the collar subjected to pressure in a mold or press" (lines 9-20).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 343,748, dated June 15, 1886. Application filed November 13, 1885. Serial No. 182,712. (No model.)"

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  • June 15, 1886

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  • June 15, 1886

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  • November 13, 1885

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Bailey, William Luther; Knight, Leonard Thaddeus & Knight, Lenis Douglas. Horse Collar., patent, June 15, 1886; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171279/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.