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Funnel (Patent No: 214106)

Inventor: Block, Frank Edward

Location: Daysland

Comments: see Along the crocus trail: a history of Daysland and districts; biographical information; b 1897; homesteaded in Rosalind area c 1902; 1906 Bawlf; 1907 Daysland, implement business, sold buggies & wagons; 1914 m Martha Brown; 1915 selling Ford cars; 1924 dealership; 1950s converted jeep to a truck

Description: Frank Edward Block, Daysland, Alberta, Canada, 8th November, 1921. Filed 13th January, 1921. Receipt No. 342,039.

Claim.-—A funnel comprising a frusto-conical casing, an outwardly directed flange at its lower end, a disc fitted to said flange, said disc having a central opening and a small side opening, a concave plate, said plate having its outer peripheral edge bent inwardly over peripheral edges of said disc and said flange, said plate having an opening in its lower end, a flange extending downwardly from lower end of said plate, a collar fitted into connection with last said flange, a tube connected at its lower end to said small opening and its upper end extending to the top of said frusto-conical casing, a tube centrally positioned inside said collar and having its upper end connected to the under side of said disc at said central opening, a plunger rod disposed centrally of said casing and last said tube, a valve plug on said plunger rod and operative with the lower end of said tube, the upper end of said plunger rod operative through an opening in a strap handle over top of said frusto-conical casing, a means for tensioning said plunger rod upwardly and a means for retaining said plunger rod in a downwardly extended position.

Claim allowed, 1.


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