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Walter Hunt issued patent for safety pin
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By Liz Davis
April 10, 2013 12:01 a.m.

April 10, 1849
Walter Hunt issued patent for safety pin
Patent # 6,281 was issued to Walter Hunt of New york City on April 10, 1849, for his invention of the safety pin. Hunt sold his patent for a few hundred dollars in order to repay a $15 debt. Needless to say, the purchaser made millions.
http://inventors.sciencedaily.com/q/198/7628/When-was-the-Safety-pin-invented
http://wanttoknowit.com/who-invented-the-safety-pin

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