Snap-Hook.

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Patent for improvements in snap-hooks by using just one “single piece of wire, having a stationary arm that bent to form an inwardly-extending shank with its extremity bent in a reverse direction upon itself to form a bearing; the spring-arm and the spring-loop formed by coiling the wire upon itself and crossing, and extending outward at an angle to form shoulders to strengthen the hook immediately in front of the spring-loop.” (Lines 61-70) Illustration is included.

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

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Stukes, John Marion April 28, 1891.

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  • Main Title: Snap-Hook.
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Patent for improvements in snap-hooks by using just one “single piece of wire, having a stationary arm that bent to form an inwardly-extending shank with its extremity bent in a reverse direction upon itself to form a bearing; the spring-arm and the spring-loop formed by coiling the wire upon itself and crossing, and extending outward at an angle to form shoulders to strengthen the hook immediately in front of the spring-loop.” (Lines 61-70) Illustration is included.

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

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  • April 28, 1891

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  • April 28, 1891

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Stukes, John Marion. Snap-Hook., patent, April 28, 1891; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172684/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.