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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.18.215
Object Name Mallet, Gold Foil
Collection Miscellaneous Operative Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Operative
Description Two "Snow and Lewis" gold mallets manufactured by the Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Company, Buffalo, NY. Shaft of mallet bears multiple patent dates: Oct. 24, 1865; Oct. 30 Nov. 20 1866 (No. 59784); June 23, 1868 (No. 79270); Aug. 22, 1876; Feb 3, 1880 (No. 224050). One mallet bears an attachment point.
Material Metal
Length (in) 5.5
Width (in) 0.625
Condition Fair
Notes Early Mallet Display
Related Publications U. S. Patent No: 59784 (Nov. 20, 1866)
U.S. Patent Document - Google Patents Link:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=92gAAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4&source=gbs_overview_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

U.S. Patent #: 79270 (June 23, 1868)
U.S. Patent Information - Google Patents Link:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=vLYAAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4&source=gbs_overview_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

U.S. Patent #: 224050 (Feb. 3, 1880)
U.S. Patent Information - Google Patents Link:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=XlBhAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4&source=gbs_overview_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

Biography of George Burwell Snow
Dental Digest, Vol. XXVIII (Jan-Dec, 1922), 420-21.
People Snow, George Burwell
Number of images 1.0
Credit line
Catalog date 2011-04-13
Dimensions W-0.625 L-5.5 inches
Caption Gold Foil Mallets (2)
Made United States: Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Company, Buffalo, NY