Miscellany Patents

The following list contains 50 patents Edison received on a variety of subjects. Some appear in other lists as well but were considered by Edison to be applicable beyond the technology from which they sprang. The list is arranged in chronological order by execution date, which is the date on which Edison signed the application and the date in the patenting process that comes closest to the time of actual inventive activity. The application date is the date on which the Patent Office received and recorded the application; the issue date, the time at which the patent, having passed inspection and any legal challenges, was awarded.

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No. ExecutedApplied IssuedPatentNo.Title
1.10/13/6810/28/6806/01/6990,646Electrographic Vote-Recorder
21.11/13/7111/18/7112/10/72133,841Type-Writing Machines
31.04/18/7204/25/7211/12/72133,019Electrical Printing-Machines
111.03/07/7603/13/7608/08/76180,857Autographic Printing
124.03/03/7703/26/7706/25/78205,370Pneumatic Stencil-Pens
125.04/18/7704/23/7711/06/77196,747Stencil-Pens
126.04/18/7704/23/7705/07/78203,329Perforating Pens
128.05/08/7705/10/7708/03/80230,621Addressing-Machine
147.08/31/7811/27/7812/10/78210,767Vocal Engines
155.12/04/7812/09/7804/01/84295,990Type-Writer
160.03/10/7903/17/7902/17/80224,665Autographic Stencils for Printing
223.12/11/8012/14/8010/18/81248,431Preserving Fruit
294.10/04/8108/07/8203/13/83273,715Art of Malleableizing Iron
346.05/19/8205/26/8201/05/92466,460Art of Electrolytic Decomposition
403.10/19/8210/20/8202/06/83271,614Shafting
494.01/22/8401/28/8409/18/94526,147Art of Plating One Material with Another
574.11/09/8711/11/8710/10/93506,215Method of Making Plate Glass
646.06/29/8907/02/8910/10/93506,216Apparatus for Making Glass
664.06/02/9006/10/9009/23/90436,970Apparatus for Transmitting Power
670.08/09/9008/28/9006/14/92476,984Expansible Pulley
671.08/09/9008/28/9003/21/93493,858Transmission of Power
672.09/06/9009/10/9008/11/91457,343Magnetic Belting
758.02/24/9902/27/9902/20/00643,764Method of Reheating Compressed Air for Industrial Purposes
760.04/10/9904/24/9901/16/00641,281Expanding Pulley
764.11/24/9912/06/9911/05/01685,911Apparatus for Reheating Compressed Air for Industrial Purposes
765.12/09/9912/12/9909/18/00657,922Apparatus for Reheating Compressed Air for Industrial Purposes
813.12/18/0201/09/0303/10/03722,502Means for Handling Cable-Drawn Cars on Inclines
815.12/18/0201/09/0301/19/04750,102Electrical Automobile
827.07/30/0308/01/0308/09/04767,216Apparatus for Vacuously Depositing Metals
829.08/25/0308/28/0310/18/04772,648Vehicle-Wheel
840.06/24/0406/29/0405/29/06821,622Process of Cleaning Metallic Surfaces
845.07/12/0407/21/0403/19/07847,746Electrical Welding Apparatus
898.11/23/0611/27/0606/16/08890,625Apparatus for Grinding Coal
931.03/13/0803/23/0801/09/121,013,869Bearing
932.03/13/0804/17/0802/01/10947,806Automobile
933.05/27/0806/01/0801/12/09909,168Waterproofing Fibers and Fabrics
939.08/20/0811/16/0809/20/10970,616Flying-Machine
1006.05/20/1205/23/1207/25/161,192,400Electrical System for Automobiles
1013.07/27/1207/31/1202/05/181,255,517Starting and Current-Supplying System for Automobiles
1029.10/13/1410/16/1405/21/181,266,779Electric Safety-Lantern
1032.01/11/1601/24/1603/11/191,297,294Projectile
1033.01/12/1601/17/1611/25/191,323,218Method and Means for Improving the Rendition of Musical Compositions
1034.02/04/1602/12/1604/15/191,300,709Projectile
1035.02/05/1602/12/1604/15/191,300,708Projectile
1037.09/21/1610/02/1611/05/181,283,706Para-phenylene-di-amin Substance and Process Relating Thereto
1042.10/23/1810/26/1808/08/221,425,183Transmitter
1056.11/28/1912/02/1903/21/221,410,391Protective Coating for Steel and Iron
1067.02/05/2302/08/2305/27/241,495,580Method of Producing Chlorinated Rubber
1081.02/02/2502/13/2502/19/291,702,935Receiving Apparatus for Radio and Telephone Circuits
1090.11/25/2711/30/2712/17/291,740,079Extraction of Rubber from Plants
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