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Manufacturers Index - Stover Manufacturing Co.

Stover Manufacturing Co.
Freeport, IL, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Steam and Gas Engines

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
183,601 Oct. 24, 1876 Improvement in devices for securing metallic fence-rails to posts Daniel C. Stover Freeport, IL Of interest because the inventor established Stover Novelty Works, which made drill presses, and Stover Manufacturing Co., which made agricultural products including sawmills.
506,865 Oct. 17, 1893 Drilling-machine August Hoefer Freeport, IL
    Drilling-machine Emil A. Hoefer Freeport, IL  
    Drilling-machine Frederick W. Hoefer Freeport, IL  
    Drilling-machine Daniel C. Stover Freeport, IL  
542,694 Jul. 16, 1895 Drilling-machine Frederick W. Hoefer Freeport, IL In 1896 the Stover Novelty Works became the Hoefer Manufacturing Co.
    Drilling-machine Daniel C. Stover Freeport, IL  
542,695 Jul. 16, 1895 Drilling-machine Daniel C. Stover Freeport, IL In 1896 the Stover Novelty Works became the Hoefer Manufacturing Co.
    Drilling-machine Frederick W. Hoefer Freeport, IL