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Grand Rapids in 1856

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American Patent Dressing Case Co.

circa 1883 - circa 1891

In 1883 a patent was granted to inventor Joseph Penney for his American Eastlake-style combination dressing case and sanitary washstand. Its patented action allowed the above-drawer counter top with mirror to pivot, revealing a second marble counter top with inset sink, and a faucet pipe attached to its own water reservoir.

Full Details

TitleAmerican Patent Dressing Case Co.
AddressGrand Rapids, MI
Year Openedcirca 1883
Year Closedcirca 1891

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