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Device for Waking Persons From Sleep
February 2019 Wacky Patent


U.S. Patent Number: US 256,265 A

Patented April 11 1882


Samual S Applegate


Colitz Catchphrase:

"Great way to ensure your on time, albeit with a possible mild concussion.

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The object of this invention is to simply and effectively wake persons from sleep at any time which may have previously been determined upon. Ordinary bell or rattle alarms are not at all times effective for their intended purpose, as a person in time because acustomed to the nocie so it does not distrub their sleep. The main aim of my invention is ot provide a device which will not be liable to this objection.

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