Patent of the Month: Illuminating-Devices for Christmas Trees

Written on: December 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Happy Holidays!

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Illuminating-Devices for Christmas Trees, Patent 194421, August 21, 1877. Records of the Patent and Trademark Office. National Archives and Records Administration (Page 1)

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Illuminating-Devices for Christmas Trees, Patent 194421, August 21, 1877. Records of the Patent and Trademark Office. National Archives and Records Administration (Page 2)

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Illuminating-Devices for Christmas Trees, Patent 194421, August 21, 1877. Records of the Patent and Trademark Office. National Archives and Records Administration (Page 3)

One Response to “Patent of the Month: Illuminating-Devices for Christmas Trees”

  1. M'Lisa Whitney said:

    How fun! I’m not sure I would want these on my tree, but I do see that it was an improvement on tying a candle to the branch. Any idea when the concept of a Christmas tree came to America?


    (December 19, 2013 at 3:28 pm)