The KEX Company
Title C. 1930 COPPER TIRE REPAIR NEEDLE.
Publisher C. 1930.
Seller ID 50-0012
Copper rod which tapers from a solid, pointed end to 1/4 d. at the upper end, which is hollow with 2 l. splits on both sides. 6 3/4 l. Stamped Pat. Jan. 19 1926 KEX REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.. Patent (No. 1,570,298) was issued to Albert H. Fisher, assignor of one-half to Milan R. Forkapa, of East Cleveland, OH for a tire repairing process in which the needle was used to insert plugs into damaged tires. In 1928, a Canadian patent record shows that the patent's rights had been acquired by The KEX Company. NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $3.00. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged.