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NF Patent: NF-1
Manufacture of illuminating gas from bitumen, asphaltum or mineral pitch
Patentee:
Abraham Gesner - Halifax, NS Canada

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None

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Not known to have been produced

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Unknown

Patent Dates:
Granted: Jan. 01, 1851

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Description:
The grant date on this patent is a place-holder: only the year is known. Nova Scotia was not part of Canada when this patent was issued.

See US patents 11,203, 11,204, 11,205 and 12,936 for later versions of this patent. Those first three patents listed are for refining what Gesner called kerosene A, B, and C, respectively. Kerosene A is now known as gasoline, and kerosene C was lamp fuel, also known as coal oil.

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