Museum of Science and History: Curious World of Patents

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MOSH's exhibit on historical patent models will be on display for one more week. In this article we take a look at a few of the items in the exhibit.

Improvement in Metallic Burial Cases -- Patented May 7, 1867
by Martin H. Crane, Cincinnati

“This invention relates to a construction of sheet-metal coffins or burial-cases intended to combine the advantages of strength, lightness, and economy of labor and material with a handsome appearance.”

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