Clothes-Pin.

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Patent for a clothes pin made from spring metal that "automatically adapt[s] itself to lines of different thicknesses, and whereby the pin may be used to retain an exceedingly thin article in engagement with the line as effectually as an exceedingly thick article, the pin being capable of holding a bit of lace and likewise a heavy blanket or quilt" (lines 11-18). It is especially designed for use with metal clothes lines.

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

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Jones, George W. October 31, 1893.

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  • Main Title: Clothes-Pin.
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Patent for a clothes pin made from spring metal that "automatically adapt[s] itself to lines of different thicknesses, and whereby the pin may be used to retain an exceedingly thin article in engagement with the line as effectually as an exceedingly thick article, the pin being capable of holding a bit of lace and likewise a heavy blanket or quilt" (lines 11-18). It is especially designed for use with metal clothes lines.

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

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Application filed May 17, 1893. Serial No. 474,524. (No model.)

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  • October 31, 1893

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  • October 31, 1893

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  • May 17, 1893

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Jones, George W. Clothes-Pin., patent, October 31, 1893; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173546/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.