Coin-Controlled Apparatus.

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Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable coin-controlled apparatus that is "designed to indicate by the varying positions occupied by the spheres, the nature of a dream, the apparatus being designed primarily as a dream-revealer" (lines 17-20). The operator pulls a lever which forces the dice inside the glass container to move into holes. The operator reads a key on the outside of the device that indicates what he will dream.

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[2], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Taylor, James P. July 18, 1893.

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  • Main Title: Coin-Controlled Apparatus.
  • Added Title: Coin Controlled Apparatus.

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Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable coin-controlled apparatus that is "designed to indicate by the varying positions occupied by the spheres, the nature of a dream, the apparatus being designed primarily as a dream-revealer" (lines 17-20). The operator pulls a lever which forces the dice inside the glass container to move into holes. The operator reads a key on the outside of the device that indicates what he will dream.

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[2], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Application filed April 29, 1893. Serial No. 472,418. (No model.)

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  • July 18, 1893

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Taylor, James P. Coin-Controlled Apparatus., patent, July 18, 1893; [Washington D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173467/: accessed October 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.