Latest additions to the Directory of American Tool and Machinery Patents (DATAMP)

  • US Patent: 726,793
    Coffee-making machine Patentee: Luigi Bezzera - Milan Italy Granted:1903-04-28 Assigned to Desiderio Pavoni - Milan Italy This patent provides improvements to the original espresso machine patented in Italy in 1884, IT-330,256 and IT-340,381. The inventor of this current patent, Luigi Bezzera, had patented his invention in Italy, applied 1901-12-19 and granted in 1902. The assignee, Desiderio Pavoni, purchased the rights to that invention and established the company La Pavoni of Milan to manufacture the machine. This is one of 75,860 patents currently in the database at datamp.org Read more »
  • US Patent: 626,427
    Vise Patentee: Ernest Henry Jones - London, Middlesex County England Granted:1899-06-06 This is roughly the US equivalent of British patent GB-189,730,513, although the design shown in the US patent drawings seems more refined than what is shown in the British patent drawing. The invention is an ingenious solution to the challenge of holding irregularly shaped objects for machining operations, and especially when a series of similarly shaped objects are to be held in position, e.g., for drilling or milling. The vise consists of a fairly commonplace vise for irregular forms that where a second-stage clamping operation loosens and tightens the… Read more »
  • US Patent: 239,686
    Combined anvil, vise and drill Patentees: Joseph L. Ware - Pine Island MN , W. Scott Fleming - Pine Island MN Granted:1881-04-05 This is one of 75,860 patents currently in the database at datamp.org Read more »
  • US Patent: 237,296
    Combined anvil and vise Patentee: Edwin E. Leach - Cedar Rapids IA Granted:1881-02-01 This is one of 75,860 patents currently in the database at datamp.org Read more »
  • US Patent: 535,717
    Combination Square Bevel Patentee: John McLean - Miller's Ferry AL Granted:1895-03-12 Sample seen on EBAY and differs from Patent Drawings slightly. This is one of 75,860 patents currently in the database at datamp.org Read more »