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Improved Clasp for Machine Belts
The engravings represent a device for perforating that end of the cigar which is placed in the mouth, for the purpose of insuring a draft through the cigar, and for obviating the ne cessity of cutting off the end, which is apt to cause the wrap per to unroll much to the annoyance of tbe smoker. Fig. 1 shows the contrivance in perspective, and Fig. 2 in section. The base, A, is a block of wood or metal, or of any other suit able substance, in which are pivoted needles or spikes, on each of itsdoi:10.1038/scientificamerican08241867-120a fatcat:wyojguposjdgpidcjqfpxoypua