Patent of the Day: Method of Making Potash (first patent granted in U.S.)


On this day in 1790 the patent application for Method of Making Potash was granted. U.S. Patent No. X000001.  

Patent of the Day: Whiskey Aging Device


On this day in 1940 the patent application for Whiskey Aging Device was granted. U.S. Patent No. 2,209,474.

Patent of the Day: Dental Breath Guard


On this day in 1914 the patent application for Dental Breath Guard was granted. U.S. Patent No. 302,629.  

Patent of the Day: Apparatus for Automatically Photographing Persons Moving Along a Confined Way


On this day in 1914 the patent application for Apparatus for Automatically Photographing Persons Moving Along a Confined Waywas granted. U.S. Patent...

Patent of the Day: Glass Working Machine


On this day in 1915 the patent application for Glass Working Machine was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,147,892.      

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Patent of the Day: Sausage-Linking Machine


On this day in 1912 the patent application for Sausage-Linking Machine was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,033,154.

Patent of the Day: Shoe (Salvatore Ferragamo)


On this day in 1952 the design patent application for Shoe was granted. U.S. Patent No. Des. 170,015.

Patent of the Day: Milk Vat


On this day in 1908 the patent application for Milk Vat was granted. U.S. Patent No. 893,883.      

Patent of the Day: Floor Polisher


On this day in 1920 the patent application for Floor-Polisher was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,346,918.

Patent of the Day: Vulcanizer for Rubber Tires


On this day in 1917 the patent application for Vulcanizer for Rubber Tires was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,234,065.    

Patent of the Day: Bottle-Washing Machine


On this day in 1907, the patent application for Bottle-Washing Machine was granted. U.S. Patent No. 860,353.    

Patent of the Day: Shampoo Cap


On this day in 1947, the patent application for Shampoo Cap was granted. U.S. Patent No. 2,424,129.      

Patent of the Day: Automatic Navigational Director


On this day in 1948, the patent application for Automatic Navigational Director was granted. U.S. Patent No.  2,444,933.    

Patent of the Day: Ravel Proof Edge and Apparatus


On this day in 1956, the patent application for Method of Making Ravel Proof Edge and Apparatus was granted. U.S. Patent No. 2,753,597.

Patent of the Day: Football Glove


On this day in 1963, brothers George and Edward Bruchas were granted the patent application for FOOTBALL GLOVE U.S. Patent No. 3,096,523.  ...

Patent of the Day: Incandescent Gas Lamp


On this day in 1912, the patent application for Incandescent Gas Lamp was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,031,013.    

Patent of the Day: Comfort-Bag


On this day in 1919, the patent application for Comfort-Bag was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,308,028.      

Patent of the Day: Electric Shaver with Vibratory Shaving Units


On this day in 1952, the patent application for Electric Shaver with Vibratory Shaving Units was filed. U.S. Patent No. 2,675,614.    

Patent of the Day: Window Air Conditioner


On this day in 1954, the patent application for Window Air Conditioner was granted. U.S. Patent No. 2,682,159.