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DG Patent: 80,579

Schraubenschlüssel ... Patentee: Max Riem - Berlin Germany Granted:1897-07-19

Angled jaw adjustable wrench; the movable jaw slides on a "flat oval" shank and is adjusted by a screw parallel to that shaft. German wrench designs included a similar form without adjusting screw where the adjustment was held only by friction. Note the spelling variation (Riem vs. Riehm) in the descriptive article and the brief listing. German Gebrauchsmuster Registrations are not included in online patent sources. They are known only from the German patent office's PATENTBLATT and from lists and notices in trade publications and the like.
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DE Patent: 97,133

Als Rohrzange, Rohrabschneider und Schraubenschlüssel benutzbares Werkzeug Patentee: Friedrich Kirn - St. Ludwig, Ober-Elsass Germany Granted:1898-05-14

Combination tool with reversible jaws that can be arranged to serve as nut wrench, pipe wrench, pipe cutter, etc. German patent Klasse 87 (c).
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US Patent: 221,855

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 23, 2020 - 2:50pm
Improvement in fire-escapes Patentee: Benjamin B. Oppenheimer - Trenton TN Granted:1879-11-18

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 305,102 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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CH Patent: 7,024

Verstellbarer Schraubenschlüssel Patentee: M. Schmetz - Aachen Germany Granted:1893-07-15

Spring-loaded cam levers on each side of the movable jaw clamp on the sides of the shank to hold the adjustment. The drawing shows coil springs; the drawing for parallel German patent DE-69619 granted with effective date January 19, 1893 shows flat springs.
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DE Patent: 26,723

Schraubenschlüssel mit Gelenkverbindung Patentee: Johann Carl Bauer - Bathurst Gambia Granted:1884-04-16

German patent corresponding to British patent GB-188302968, U.S. patent 313,571, etc. The German patent (like the British) shows several different forms of wrench with a connecting link. The German patent gives a different address for Bauer. German patent Klasse 87 (a) Gruppe 10. The form shown in Figs. 1 & 2 was produced in Britain and the U.S. -- see the entries for those patents for production details.
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DE Patent: 32,747

Schraubenschlüssel mit verstellbarer Maulweite Patentee: Theodor Clarfeld - Iserlohn Germany Granted:1885-08-28

A set screw and ring connects the "fixed" jaw to the handle. The interior of the handle is threaded; the "movable" jaw has a flat sided shank with threads. German patent law provided for patents issued to companies; the individuals are not named. Another source identified Clarfeld as the patentee. The wrench was advertised in the late 1880s and early 1890s, with an image including the patent number. German patent Klasse 87 (a) Gruppe 7.
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US Patent: 18,691

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 19, 2020 - 2:48pm
Improvement in methods of floating horses, &c., across rivers Patentee: Samuel P. Heintzelman - Newport Barracks KY Granted:1857-11-24

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 730,918 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 2,552,905

Film Identifying Means for Photographic Camera Film Holders Patentee: James S. Panosian - Rochester, Monroe County NY Granted:1951-05-15

This patent is on the Graflex Riteway Film Holder. Original application filed 03 Jan., 1948, now patent #2,497,270. Divided and this application filed 14 Dec., 1949.
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US Patent: 556,248

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 18, 2020 - 2:48pm
Saluting Device Patentee: James C. Boyle - Spokane WA Granted:1896-03-10

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 18,691 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 363,037

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 16, 2020 - 2:44pm
Means and apparatus for propelling and guiding baloons Patentee: Charles Richard Edouard Wulff - Paris France Granted:1887-05-17

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 560,351 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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DE Patent: 149,498

Rohrzange Patentee: Granted:1904-03-11

Tongs type pipe wrench. The patent was issued to a company; no individual is identified. German patent Klasse 87 (a) Gruppe 14.
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Oct. 21: A USPTO Speaker Series fireside chat with Dr. Marian Rogers Croak

See and hear inventor Dr. Marian Rogers Croak at the next all-virtual installment of the USPTO Speaker Series Wednesday, October 21, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET. Dr. Croak, USPTO Director Andrei Iancu, and the audience will discuss her decades of work on advanced technologies for voice and data networks and the internet. The conversation will cover her career, what inspired her, and the future of innovation. Register for this special event and watch the discussion online.

Dr. Croak holds more than 200 patents and has more than 100 pending patent applications. Her many achievements include:

  • Pioneering work advancing the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) with inventions that made internet phone calls more reliable and secure.

  • Text-to-donate technology inspired by Hurricane Katrina that revolutionized how people give to charitable organizations.

  • Work on the telephone network and voting system used for American Idol.

Dr. Croak is now vice president for site reliability engineering at Google, Inc., where she works on initiatives such as the Loon project, which seeks to use high-altitude balloons as cell towers for WiFi access to trains in rural India and other parts of the world.

If you would like to submit a question to Dr. Croak in advance, please send it to directorspeakerseries@USPTO.GOV.

The USPTO Speaker Series is a regularly occurring program featuring American inventors and entrepreneurs who share their remarkable personal stories of invention, innovation, entrepreneurship, or leadership. View past Speaker Series programs on the USPTO’s YouTube channel.

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CA Patent: 86,524

Wrench and Thread Cutter Patentee: Charles Benesh - Wahpeton ND Granted:1904-04-12

Double alligator wrench with threading dies corresponding to U.S. patent 720,554. Local historians note the address for Hawkeye Wrench Company was the same as Marshall Oil Company, and surmise the tools were produced elsewhere under contract. Charles Benesh's signature on the drawing was dated in March, 1903.
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US Patent: 490,964

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 14, 2020 - 2:40pm
Combination clothes brush Patentee: Thomas W. Helm - Danville VA Granted:1893-01-31

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 1,159,804 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 92,379

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 13, 2020 - 2:37pm
Rocking Chair Patentee: Charles Singer - South Bend IN Granted:1869-07-06

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 490,964 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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Oct. 20: How the U.S. government can help you protect and enforce your IP in China

 Register to attendthe latest in a series of USPTO webinars focused on intellectual property (IP) protection and enforcement in China. This free program, “How the U.S. government can help companies protect and enforce their IP in China,” will take place Tuesday, October 20, from 10-11:30 a.m. ET.

The webinar has been tailored to address the needs of small and medium-sized businesses and new-to-market firms, and it will include presentations by China IP specialists from several U.S. government agencies.

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DE Patent: 120,218

Schraubenschlüssel mit einem die bewegliche Backe festklemmenden Keil Patentee: Oskar Schach - Altenburg Germany Granted:1901-05-15

A sliding collar with wedge extension provides the means to set the adjustment of the movable jaw.
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US Patent: 305,102

DATAMP Wacky Patents - October 12, 2020 - 2:34pm
Illuminating device for frightening rats and mice Patentee: John H. Nelson - South Lima NY Granted:1884-09-16

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 92,379 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 2,362,941

Penetrator chuck retainer Patentee: David F. Sklar - Brooklyn NY Granted:1944-11-14

Improvements to a portion of patent 1,885,972.
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DE Patent: 24,000

Neuerung an verstellbaren Schraubenschlüsseln Patentee: Otto Leber - Bielefeld Germany Granted:1883-10-05

The movable jaw is held in adjustment by a sliding wedge. In one form, the wedge is operated by a side lever and eccentric cam shaft. German patent Klasse 87 (a) Gruppe 9.
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