Alexander Bain

Specification of Alexander Bain - Musical Instruments - No. 11,886

Catalogue no: 1049
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Alexander Bain
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 2 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1847
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Paper cover missing
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Relates to; "Improvements in Musical Instruments and in the Means of Playing Musical Instruments". The patent describes two innovations; 1. The arrangement of wind musical instruments in such manner as to act with a perforated paper or surface 2. The application of electric apparatus to musical instruments
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Specification of Alexander bain - Electric Time-pieces and Telegraphs - No. 9745

Catalogue no: 1048
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Alexander Bain
Total pages: 15 Illustrations: 7 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1843
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Paper cover missing, some drawings with slight tears
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Relates to; "Certain Improvements inProducing and Regulating Electric Currents and Improvements in Electric Time-pieces and in Electric Printing and Signal Telegraphs". Nine innovations are described in the patent, those relating to horology as follows; 1. The use of earth batteries as shown in Sheet 1. 2. The method of making pendulums regulate each other as shown in Sheet 4, figure 1. 3. The method of working electric timepieces by electric currents passing through secondary conducting wires as shown in Sheet 4, figure 5.
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Specification of Thomas Wright & Alexander Bain - Application of Electric Currents to railway Signalling, Telegraphs, &c. - No. 9204

Catalogue no: 1047
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Alexander Bain, Thomas Wright
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 4 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1841
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Only front cover remains detached and very frayed and fragile
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Relates to; "Improvements in applying Electricity to Control Railway Engines and Carriages, to Mark Time, to give Signals and Print Intelligence at Distant Places".
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