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Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved fly-catching device.
Date: May 4, 1914
Creator: King, Wylie D.
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Jaws for Animal Traps

Description: Patent for an animal trap that traps animals by the leg and prevents the animal from reaching its leg after being caught.
Date: April 20, 1915
Creator: King, Wylie D.
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Automatic Fire-Alarm

Description: Patent for an electronic automatic fire alarm.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Fred, Mason Kennedy
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Match Box

Description: Patent for a match box whereby matches can be removed individually. Illustration included.
Date: April 26, 1910
Creator: Lee, Robert E.
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Coin Controlled Electrical Weighing Scale.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coin-operated electrical scale. This design "relates to improvements in electrical weighing-scales that may be tripped by electricity; and the main object of [the] invention is to so arrange the electric circuit that it may be closed for tripping the indicator by inserting within the machine a coin or like-shaped metallic piece" (lines 16-22).
Date: November 13, 1888
Creator: Smith, William R.
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Combined Cultivator, Plow, &c.

Description: Patent for "a machine having a main frame and a driving-gear with interchangeable planting, cultivating, stalk-cutting, and cotton-chopping mechanism, whereby the machine is adapted to be used for a variet of purposes" (lines 15-20).
Date: April 9, 1889
Creator: McBride, Abram B.
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Coin Operated Electrical Weighing Scale.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coin-operated electric weighing-scale. This design consists in "the combination of the chute-section adapted to receive a coin or similar metallic piece, and having insulated electrical conductors, a weighing machine having its indicator disconnected from the main portion of the weighing mechanism, a stop on said main portion to limit the movement of the indicator when released, a latch for securing said indicator at the zero-point, and electrical connections between said chute-section and latch" (lines 114-123).
Date: June 21, 1887
Creator: Smith, William R.
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Combination of Sulky Plow and Cultivator

Description: Patent for "a mounted adjustable frame adapted to the use of either cultivator or plow, and which shall be provided with means whereby the track can be narrowed or widened and the depth regulated as desired; also, by which the standard or standards can be raised or lowered independently of or dependently upon the height of axle-arm" (lines 13-21).
Date: February 4, 1890
Creator: Stevens, Isaac W.
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Pickle-Lifter.

Description: Patent for improvements in pickle lifters: "provide a device of the character set forth which is adapted for culinary as well as table use in lifting pickles, olives, or other edibles of a similar nature from bottles or jars, the parts of the same being simple and effective in the construction and operation" (lines 13-19).
Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Currie, John A., Jr. & Currie, Jose W.
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Improvement in Lock-Faucets.

Description: Patent for a improvement in lock faucets, includes instructions and illustration.
Date: June 4, 1878
Creator: Seward, Marion F.
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