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Tainter Patents 1888-90

Tainter Patents 1888-90

Tainter Patents 1888-90

  1. Patent 380,535 granted 1888/04/03 - improved graphophone
  2. Patent 385,886 granted 1888/07/10 - disk graphophone
  3. Patent 385,887 granted 1888/07/10 - disk-shaped tablet
  4. Patent 421,450 granted 1890/02/18 - ozocerite coating for tablets
  5. Patent 428,646 granted 1890/05/27 - machine to make cylinders


1. Tainter patent No. 380,535 - Graphophone 1888/04/03

Tainter patent 380,535 granted 1888/04/03
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 380,535 granted 1888/04/03
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 380,535 granted 1888/04/03
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 380,535 granted 1888/04/03
from Tainter Papers, NMAH

2. Tainter patent No. 385,886 - Graphophone 1888/07/10

Tainter patent 385,886 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 385,886 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 385,886 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 385,886 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 385,886 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH

3. Tainter patent No. 385,887 - Graphophonic tablet 1888/07/10

Tainter patent 385,887 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 385,887 granted 1888/07/10
from Tainter Papers, NMAH

4. Tainter patent No. 421,450 - Graphophone tablet 1890/02/18

Tainter patent 421,450 granted 1890/02/18
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 421,450 granted 1890/02/18
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 421,450 granted 1890/02/18
from Tainter Papers, NMAH

5. Tainter patent 428,646 - Graphophone tablet machine for the manufacture of wax coated tablets for graphophones 1890/05/27

Tainter patent 428,646 granted 1890/05/27
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 428,646 granted 1890/05/27
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 428,646 granted 1890/05/27
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 428,646 granted 1890/05/27
from Tainter Papers, NMAH
Tainter patent 428,646 granted 1890/05/27
from Tainter Papers, NMAH

Source: Tainter Papers, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D. C.


- 1999 by Steven E. Schoenherr. All rights reserved.
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digital photos taken June 21, 1999 by Schoenherr | Return to NMAH or Recording Technology History Notes | this page revised July 12, 1999
 
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