Thill-Support.

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Patent for an antirattling attachment for thill-couplings or thill-irons. It can attach to any axle and any thill, and causes the device to put constant pressure on the eye of the thill-iron. This prevents rattling where the iron is connected with the axel-clip and puts tension on the front of the thill-iron in a rearward direction. This tension balances the shafts and thills when the horse is attached to the thill. When the horse is unattached, the thill is held in an upright position by the attachment.

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

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Price, Thomas February 18, 1896.

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  • Price, Thomas Thomas Price, of Itasca, Texas, Assignor to Himself and Alexander W. Kerr, of Same Place.

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  • Main Title: Thill-Support.
  • Added Title: Thill Support.

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Patent for an antirattling attachment for thill-couplings or thill-irons. It can attach to any axle and any thill, and causes the device to put constant pressure on the eye of the thill-iron. This prevents rattling where the iron is connected with the axel-clip and puts tension on the front of the thill-iron in a rearward direction. This tension balances the shafts and thills when the horse is attached to the thill. When the horse is unattached, the thill is held in an upright position by the attachment.

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

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Application filed July 24, 1895. Serial No. 557,036. (No model.)

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  • February 18, 1896

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  • July 24, 1895

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Price, Thomas. Thill-Support., patent, February 18, 1896; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174226/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.