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Body-Armor.

Description: Patent for "an armor adapted to be employed without the use of securing-straps and which, while protecting the shoulders of the wearer, will permit of the use of his arms and shoulders, as, for instance, in executing the manual of arms, without such movement being retarded by the weight of one of the body-plates." (Lines 16-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 27, 1896
Creator: Stevenson, Robert Ferguson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department