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Manufacturers Index - Boynton & Plummer

Boynton & Plummer
Worcester, MA; Chester, VT, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
79,682 Jul. 07, 1868 Improvement in circular-saw mills Frank J. Plummer Worcester, MA In the 1871 Worcester Directory, Frank J. Plummer does not have an occupation listed. His residence was at 6 Westminster. By 1878 he was partnered with Edwin N. Boynton in the firm of Boynton & Plummer.
97,959 Dec. 14, 1869 Mechanical movement Osgood Plummer Worcester, MA The inventor would later be a partner in metalworking machinery maker Boynton & Plummer.
135,613 Feb. 04, 1873 Improvement in drilling-machines Edward J. Worcester Worcester, MA Tentatively identified as a patent seen on a Boynton & Plummer drill press.
209,646 Nov. 05, 1878 Improvement in metal-drilling machines Thomas F. Carver Worcester, MA Partner Plummer had worked for R. Ball & Co. in the 1860s, but by 1871 he seemed to be on his own. In 1871 Boynton was running E. A. Bagley & Co., which made screws. Co-inventor Carver went on to be a partner in engine lathe maker McMahon & Carver
    Improvement in metal-drilling machines George M. Coburn Worcester, MA  
    Improvement in metal-drilling machines Edwin N. Boynton Worcester, MA  
274,026 Mar. 13, 1883 Post for drilling machines Osgood Plummer Worcester, MA
480,907 Aug. 16, 1892 Drilling-machine James Kindred Worcester, MA This patent covers a mechanism to automatically disengage the feed when the drill reaches its limit of movement.
520,142 May. 22, 1894 Drilling-machine Asa Goddard Worcester, MA