Expired Patents a Draw-card for 3D Printing (Click here for full article)

Author: microplus/Wednesday, 7 August 2013/Categories: 3D Printing News, 3D Printed Items

Many items are contained in the Patent Office archives, items like a hat-holder, flower stand and penholder that date back to the last century.

Martin Galese, a New York Lawyer has converted many expired patent drawings into design files for 3D Printing.

3D Printing is now bringing excellent ideas from the past to life.

Here are a number of items from some of these old Patents:

Patent Design Screw


A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 985,969 — cutting-edge 1910 
screw

Patent 2

Patent No3

A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 985,969 — cutting-edge 1907 hat holder

Patent No4

Patent No5

A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 163,918. Cutting edge 1875 pot scraper

Patent Image 6

Patent Design 7

A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 3,501,191. Cutting edge 1967 chopstick holder

Patent Image 9

A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 2,454,693. Cutting edge 1948 portable-chess board

Patent No 10

A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 165,456, cutting-edge 1875 flower stand 

Patent No 8


Patent No 13

A 3D model of U.S. Pat. No. 165,456. Cutting edge 1989 bookmark / pen holder 


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