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Description: Patent for a new and improved horse collar. This design "is to supply a cheap, durable, easy fitting and self adjusting or flexible horse-collar for farm and other use, and which shall readily adapt itself to the form of the animal, and thereby obviate those abrasions which are so common with the use of a rigid and unyielding collar. To these and other ends [the] collar is made for the most part of what is known as "moss-yarn," with its strands or fibers arranged and the body of the collar subjected to pressure in a mold or press" (lines 9-20).
Date: June 15, 1886
Creator: Bailey, William Luther; Knight, Leonard Thaddeus & Knight, Lenis Douglas
Description: Patent for a new and improved horseshoe. This design "is to provide an improved construction of shoe by which [the] contraction . . . of the hoofs of horses . . . at the heels . . . is prevented" (lines 19-24). It consists "of the plate having nail-holes, the depending flange located on the under side of said plate, extending from end to end thereof and having triangular recesses near each end, the triangular toe-calk, and the upwardly-extending beveled flanges at the rear or heel portion of plate" (lines 64-70).
Date: June 28, 1892
Creator: Custer, George
Description: Patent for improvements in "which rivets may be rapidly set in the material to be riveted, the rivet being driven and headed at the same operatio and without first punching holes in the material to be riveted." (Lines 15-19) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.