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1441. The cylinders are each about 4" long:
Several of the patent drawings for this one:
Another version of this device:
1442. From New York, c. 1840:
A similar piece of equipment:
1443. Another photo by Simon
1444. 10-1/4" long:
1445. 2" long:
Twisting this device brings out the cylinder:
1446. 6-1/4" long:
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