Graphical link to Gallery of Historic Patents

The Gallery of Historic Patents is a result of your journey into the deepest recesses of the Delphion Research archives.

When you find a historical patent you want to share with others, simply click on the
Nominate link near the bottom of the patent page. Periodically, the Gallery of Historic Patents editors will show samples of inventions that have been nominated.

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See obscure, grotesque or just plain wacky patents — you won't believe your eyes!

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Delphion's Gallery of Historic Patents


Inflatable safety device (car airbag)   US03414292
Inflatable safety device (car airbag)

Sidney Oldberg & William R Carey (1968)



US00174465
Improvement in Telegraphy (Telephone)

Alexander Graham Bell (1876)

  Improvement in Telegraphy (Telephone)


Barbed wire   US00157124
Barbed wire

Joseph F Glidden (1874)


US00821393
Flying-machine

Orville Wright & Wilbur Wright (1906)

  Flying-machine

Statue of Liberty design   USD0011023
Statue of Liberty design

Auguste Barholdi (1879)



US00621195
Navigable balloon

Ferdinand Graf Zepplin (1899)

  Navigable balloon


Secret communication system (frequency hopping)   US02292387
Secret communication system (frequency hopping)

Hedy Markey (Lamarr) & George Antheil (1942)



USD0205998
Batmobile design

George Barris (1966)

  Batmobile design


Buoying vessels over shoals   US00006469
Buoying vessels over shoals

Abraham Lincoln (1849)


US02717437
Velvet type fabric and method of producing same (Velcro)

George de Mestral (1955)

  Velvet type fabric and method of producing same (Velcro)


See many more in the Gallery Archive.

 
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