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Fruit Picker.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fruit picker. This design consists in "two bags or receptacles [which] are secured upon an endless chain or cord, which passes over a pulley at the top of the pole of the picker and under a pulley near the lower end of the pole, so that the weight of one fruit picked and received in the bag will draw the other bag upward ready to receive another fruit, while the fruit in the descended bag may be removed from the said bag, which will thus be ready to ascend, when another fruit is picked" (lines 24-34).
Date: November 23, 1886
Creator: Arnold, Hudson H.C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Permutation-Lock.

Description: Patent for an improvement in permutation-locks with illustrations.
Date: December 28, 1886
Creator: Haley, Auslem Jayne
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Arc Amp

Description: Patent for electric arc lamp.
Date: October 1, 1886
Creator: Crowdus, Walter A. & Sutton, Henry M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut-lock. This design "consists of a slide or continuous collar or ring, made of lead or other soft or compressible metal or material, having a hole so that it will fit or pass over the end of an ordinary bolt, and adapted to be pressed into the threads of the bolt and against the face of an ordinary nut by a suitable die" (lines 16-23).
Date: August 31, 1886
Creator: Shellenberger, Samuel L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Badge.

Description: Design patent for a badge that has a near-rectangular body with additional ornamentation.
Date: December 7, 1886
Creator: Lukanitsch, Joseph & Cosman, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Power Stand.

Description: Patent for a new and improved power-stand. In this design, "a single pulley is mounted upon a stand, the shaft of said pulley bearing at each end, outside of the stand, one part of a friction or other clutch, which may be engaged with or disengaged from the corresponding part of a clutch attached to the shaft of a machine" (lines 13-19).
Date: February 2, 1886
Creator: Hetherington, Johnathan S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lamp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved lantern. This design "has relation to that class of lamp in which the reflector is secured to the lamp, having an aperture in its upper portion for the passage of the chimney of the lamp, and in which the reflector may be adjusted to throw the light from the lamp in different directions without moving the lamp; and it consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of the same" (lines 23-31).
Date: April 27, 1886
Creator: Williams, Robert E. & Trammell, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spark Arrester.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spark-arrester. This design consists in "[t]he combination of an inverted-U-shaped pipe joined to the smoke-stack of an engine, a suitable damper located at the junction, a water receptacle suspended from the free end of said pipe, and a water-pipe leading into said end from the boiler of the engine" (lines 85-90).
Date: May 4, 1886
Creator: Ledbetter, William Hughes
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design consists in "[t]he combination, of a clock-work mechanism, of the spring-shaft, the screw geared thereto, whereby the said screw will be rotated simultaneously with the spring-shaft, the friction-drum, and the brake-bar bearing on the said drum and engaging the screw" (lines 90-95).
Date: August 24, 1886
Creator: Roberts, Robert Edward Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department