Friday, December 15, 2006

Patents for Buntin Seats, etc.

From: kylewyatt@aol.com

Items for the Central Pacific Wason and Gilbert & Bush coaches as delivered in 1869. (Brakes also for the Silver Palace Cars.)

I've finally located the Buntin seat patent of 1867 - turns out to be a design patent.
Patent number: D2609
Issue date: April 2, 1867
Inventor: GEORGE BUNTIN

He also has a regular seat arm rest patent.
Patent number: 121486
Issue date: December 5, 1871
Inventor: GEORGE BUNTIN
reissued as
Patent number: RE5158
Issue date: November 26, 1872

Also several Creamer brake patents

Patent number: 10321
Issue date: Dec 20, 1853
Inventor: G. CREAMER

Patent number: 16004
Issue date: Nov 4, 1856
Inventor: WILLIAM G. CREAMER

Patent number: 73509
Issue date: Jan 21, 1868
Inventor: WILLIAM G. CREAMER

The Creamer seat patent may also have some relevance.

Patent number: 74510
Issue date: Feb 18, 1868
Inventor: WILLIAM G. CREAMER

There's also a nice selection of Creamer vents

Patent number: 33071
Issue date: Aug 20, 1861
Inventor: G. CREAMER

Patent number: 89974 - I know this one was used in the CP Commissioner's Car now at NSRM
Issue date: May 11, 1869
Inventor: WILLIAM G. CREAMER

Patent number: 164636
Filing date: Nov 17, 1874
Issue date: Jun 22, 1875

Patent number: 165797
Filing date: May 31, 1875
Issue date: Jul 20, 1875
Inventor: IMPROVEMENT IN CEILING-REGISTERS

—Kyle