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The Humble Bottle Cap
« on: February 02, 2011, 08:45:54 AM »
The bottle cap, which was known as the "Bottle Sealing Devise" was patented by William Painter on 2 February 1892 (U.S. Patent 468,258)

http://www.google.com/patents?id=mBBrAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Let's hear it for the Bottle Cap!  Who patented the bottle cap opener and when?
 


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Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2011, 11:40:39 AM »
Hip, hip, hooray!  :D
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Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2011, 11:51:33 AM »
If you think about it that's one invention that has really stood the test of time without any significant design modifications.
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Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2011, 11:56:52 AM »
Except for the interior seal liner!
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Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2011, 12:23:01 PM »
If you think about it that's one invention that has really stood the test of time without any significant design modifications.

Now if they would only make the size universal.
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Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2011, 12:58:12 PM »
Except for the interior seal liner!

Further embellished with the oxygen absorbing liner...
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Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2011, 02:05:38 PM »
The bottle cap, which was known as the "Bottle Sealing Devise" was patented by William Painter on 2 February 1892 (U.S. Patent 468,258)

http://www.google.com/patents?id=mBBrAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Let's hear it for the Bottle Cap!  Who patented the bottle cap opener and when?
 



that would be the same William Painter. once he sealed the beer in the bottles, he damn well needed a way to get it out!!

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