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Publication numberUS92291 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 6, 1869
Publication numberUS 92291 A, US 92291A, US-A-92291, US92291 A, US92291A
InventorsRufus M. Eastman
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improved automatic tongs
US 92291 A
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R. MQ EASTMAN.

` Automatic Tongs. No. 92.291. Patented July 6,1859.

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RUFS M. EASTMAN, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETT-ASSIGNOR HIMSEL'F AND FRANCIS L. BOYD, OF SAME'PLACE.

Letters Patent No. 92,291, dated July-6,1869.

IMPROVE!) AUTOMATIC TONGS.

The Schedule referred tolin these Letters Patent and 'making pareof the name.

Be it known that l, RFUS M. EASTMAN, of Bosthe jawsclosed; and Figure 1, a representation of the same, partially opened.v y

The instrument may be made of woorl, or other suitable material, and may be of any required size.

In fig. 1, the stationary part A forms, at one end, the lower jaw of the tongs c, the other end forming the handle e.

`The movable part B, 'and the movable jaw f, lare both connected by the o'scillatinglhinge H to the stationary part A. Y

The parts AA and B arelalso connected in sncha manner, i, as to'allow B to be drawn backward and fnward horizontally by the thumb of thel same hand s that holds the instrument, thereby opening and elosing the jaws. 1

It may also be provided witlra spring, for either opening or closing the jaws,thereby necessitating but one motion of' the thumb when using.l

lWhat I claim as my invention, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-

Tile automatic tongs, composed of devices A, B,- H, and c combined and arranved substantiall as s eL- 7 9 b ciied.

RUFUS M. EASTMAN..

lVitnesscs A i Geo. W; GooKIN, EDWARD vW. BLATGBFOBD.

Classifications
Cooperative ClassificationB66C1/48