December 5, 2012
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File under:  Undertaking, Coffins, Life Signals.
In case Eisenbrandt’s spring-loaded coffin wasn’t creepy enough, on December 5, 1882 J. G. Krichbaum patented his device for indicating life in buried persons.  We’re curious if this was ever successfully employed?


Patent Drawing for J. G. Krichbaum’s Device for Indicating Life in Buried Persons, 12/05/1882

todaysdocument:

File under:  Undertaking, Coffins, Life Signals.

In case Eisenbrandt’s spring-loaded coffin wasn’t creepy enough, on December 5, 1882 J. G. Krichbaum patented his device for indicating life in buried persons.  We’re curious if this was ever successfully employed?

Patent Drawing for J. G. Krichbaum’s Device for Indicating Life in Buried Persons, 12/05/1882

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