Coin Operated Electrical Weighing Scale.

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Patent for a new and improved coin-operated electric weighing-scale. This design consists in "the combination of the chute-section adapted to receive a coin or similar metallic piece, and having insulated electrical conductors, a weighing machine having its indicator disconnected from the main portion of the weighing mechanism, a stop on said main portion to limit the movement of the indicator when released, a latch for securing said indicator at the zero-point, and electrical connections between said chute-section and latch" (lines 114-123).

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

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Smith, William R. June 21, 1887.

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Patent for a new and improved coin-operated electric weighing-scale. This design consists in "the combination of the chute-section adapted to receive a coin or similar metallic piece, and having insulated electrical conductors, a weighing machine having its indicator disconnected from the main portion of the weighing mechanism, a stop on said main portion to limit the movement of the indicator when released, a latch for securing said indicator at the zero-point, and electrical connections between said chute-section and latch" (lines 114-123).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 365,353, dated June 21, 1887. Application filed May 4, 1887. Serial No. 237,026. (No model.) Patented in Belgium December 17, 1886, No. 75,628; in Spain February 12, 1887, No. 10,436, and in France April 26, 1887, No. 180,332."

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  • June 21, 1887

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  • June 21, 1887

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  • May 4, 1887

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Smith, William R. Coin Operated Electrical Weighing Scale., patent, June 21, 1887; [Washington D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171559/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.