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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
21,194 Aug. 17, 1858 Machine for cutting miters Stephen W. Hall Williamsport, PA Many examples of this miter chopper have been reported, and from a variety of makers. S. W. Hall made it for many years, and the design was apparently licensed to Ransom Crosby of Newark, and then Hawkin & Dodge, also of Newark. Eventually the rights went to Seymour & Whitlock of Newark, who arranged for the patent to be extended. H. C. Marsh also made this design (whether this was after Seymour & Whitlock or at the same time, I don't know) and then Stanley Rule & Level bought out Marsh. This trimmer design was then sold as the Stanley No. 210.
"I do not claim as my invention the use of the knives A, A, adjusted at right angles and attached to the sliding rest B, since the same arrangement substantially is shown in the combination patented by George Le Baw June 27th, 1854 (patent 11,164), but what I do claim as new and of my own invention is— 1. The use in miter machines of the flanges G, G, and the groove x in the frame E, E for the purpose of guiding and sustaining the outer and inner edges of the knives A A, and preventing them from springing substantially as herein set forth. 2. I claim the combination together of the flanges G, G, and frame E, E, with the groove x, and sliding rest B, substantially in the manner and for the purpose herein set forth."
408,248 Aug. 06, 1889 Combined Miter Box and Picture Frame Clamp Horace C. Marsh Rockford, IL
D19,629 Jan. 28, 1890 Design for a miter-box Horace Clarence Marsh Rockford, IL "My design relates to a trifurcated miter-box and picture-frame clamp..."
35,108 Oct. 01, 1890 Combined clamp and miter-box for picture-frames Horace Clarence Marsh Rockford, IL
840,640 Jan. 08, 1907 Miter Box Elmer E. Lutzhoff Rockford, IL Saw blade holding device consisting of spring detents which hold the saw up while positioning the molding and which are released by pressing down on the back of the saw.