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  Husson Stick Marking.JPG - DETACHABLE HUSSON STICK & KNIPPENBERG CANDLE THIMBLE - As advertised in a Knippenberg Manufacturing Co. brochure ca. 1908, the Husson candle holder with detachable stick is the only detachable and interchangeable candle holder or lamp stick made.  Patent No. 820,209 was awarded on May 8, 1906 to Philip M. Knippenberg, Oshkosh, WI, for the detachable candle holder and stick which also attaches to Husson No. 2-6 oil wick lamps through a special bracket at the base of the font; the spring-loaded steel stick is 8 5/8 in. long with two slots on the short side; the steel candle holder is 1 7/8 in. high with a base diameter of 1 3/16 in; the base tube is equipped with two slots through which the stick attaches; it is marked PAT. APLD. FOR vertically on the bottom tube opposite the hook; the steel stick is marked HUSSON PAT. NOV. 17,03 on the outside edge of the rounded handle, the patent was awarded to Lawrence J. Husson of Norway, MI as No. 744,686; the fact that Knippenberg’s 1906 patent was also issued for the detachable stick begs the question of how the same detachable stick could receive two patents, 3 years apart  
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Husson Stick Marking | DETACHABLE HUSSON STICK & KNIPPENBERG CANDLE THIMBLE - As advertised in a Knippenberg Manufacturing Co. brochure ca. 1908, the Husson candle holder with detachable stick is the only detachable and interchangeable candle holder or lamp stick made. Patent No. 820,209 was awarded on May 8, 1906 to Philip M. Knippenberg, Oshkosh, WI, for the detachable candle holder and stick which also attaches to Husson No. 2-6 oil wick lamps through a special bracket at the base of the font; the spring-loaded steel stick is 8 5/8 in. long with two slots on the short side; the steel candle holder is 1 7/8 in. high with a base diameter of 1 3/16 in; the base tube is equipped with two slots through which the stick attaches; it is marked PAT. APLD. FOR vertically on the bottom tube opposite the hook; the steel stick is marked HUSSON PAT. NOV. 17, 03 on the outside edge of the rounded handle, the patent was awarded to Lawrence J. Husson of Norway, MI as No. 744,686; the fact that Knippenberg’s 1906 patent was also issued for the detachable stick begs the question of how the same detachable stick could receive two patents, 3 years apart Download Original Image
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