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Salesmans Samples129 of 231SALESMAN DEMONSTRATOR (SAMPLE) GATEDECORATIVE DRIVEWAY GATE - RESTORED
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    Posted 9 years ago

    TheGateKee…
    (222 items)

    This is a genuine patent model gate with the original patent office tags attached. The Patent Office size limits were 12" x 12" x 12". It is 8.5" x 1.25 inches x 4.5 inches. The original finish is intact. The patent office attached one tag when the patent application was received and another when the item was issued a patent number. The red ribbon shown in the frame was used to attach the tags. The red ribbon (tape) has an interesting story. It seems that the Government used the tape to bind stacks of documents. The origin of "Government Red Tape".

    It is designed to be lifted to variable heights to clear obstructions such as snow, etc. using a lever.

    Preserved in a shadowbox frame November 2013.
    PATENT MODEL; Patented Sept 16, 1879 by Jobe Hagerman of Fairfield, Michigan, patent #219,577.

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    1. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 9 years ago
      You have an amazing and unique collection.
    2. TheGateKeeper TheGateKeeper, 9 years ago
      Thank You DrFluffy. I grew up on a Texas farm and these things mean a lot to me.

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