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Object/Catalog Number 1940.2.34
Object Name Mallet, Gold Foil
Accession Number 1940.2
Collection Dr. Harold L. Faggart Collection: Gold Foil Mallets
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Operative
Description One of a collection of gold foil mallets donated by Dr. Harold L. Faggart. A "Snow and Lewis Plugger" manufactured by the Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Company, Buffalo, NY. Shaft of mallet bears multiple patent dates: Oct. 25, 1865; Oct. 30 & Nov. 20, 1866 (No. 59784); June 23, 1868 (No. 79270); Aug. 26, 1876; and Feb. 3, 1880 (No. 224050). No attachments.
Material Metal
Length (in) 5.5
Width (in) 0.625
Inscription Text B. D. M. CO.
PAT'D
OCT. 24, 1865
OCT. 30 NOV. 20 1866
JUNE 23, 1868 AUG. 22, 1876
FEBV 3. 1880
Inscription Type Manufacturer's Mark
Inscription Location Mallet Shaft
Condition Fair
Notes Early Mallet Display
Related Publications U.S. Patent Nos: 59784 (Nov. 20, 1866); June 23, 1868 (79270): 224050 (Feb. 3, 1880)
U.S. Patent Documents - Google Patents Links:

59784:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=92gAAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4&source=gbs_overview_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

79270:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=vLYAAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4&source=gbs_overview_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

224050:
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
Faggart, Dr. Harold L.
Number of images 5.0
Credit line Gift of Dr. Harold L. Faggart , D. D. S.
Catalog date 2009-12-16
Dimensions W-0.625 L-5.5 inches
Caption Gold Foil Mallet
Inscription Technique Stamped
Old ID number 15-358
Source Faggart, D. D. S., Dr. Harold L.
Made United States: Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Company, Buffalo, NY