Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases Volume 3

Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...when it is the product of the wild worm of the woods of China) is called "white silk," when it is the product of the cultivated worm, as imported into this country, with the gum in it. It has simply been wound ofi' the cocoon. Silk in this state would undoubtedly be raw silk to the importers. Similarly mohair, the hair or wool of the Angora goat, is imported into this country with the grease in it. Mohair in this state would undoubtedly mean raw mohair to the importer. But it is clear upon the evidence adduced that it would be I/ister v. Norton Brothers and C0. impracticable to blend silk and mohair when in these states, for no practical spinner would think of mixing them when in these conditions. The mixture of silk and mohair before spinning was, as I have said, well known at the date of the alleged invention. The trades of silk spinning and mohair spinning were, speaking generally, separate trades. The evidence shows that the silk and the mohair underwent a. certain amount of preparation before blending. The silk and the mohair in these states were called "sliver." The silk in the sliver state has undergone four operations: namely, boiling, dressing, and two processes of combing; and the mohair in the sliver had 'nndergone three similar or corresponding operations. The mohair spinner prepared his own mohair, but, if desirous of blending it with silk, generally purchased the silk in the sliver. Similarly, the silk spinner prepared his own silk, but, if desirous of blending it with mohair, generally purchased the mohair in the sliver. This was the course generally pursued in reference to the yarn composed of silk and mohair used in the manufacture of the glace goods at the date of the alleged invention. In...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766369
  • 9781236766366