- Oct 6, 2006
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My research sez Painter started working on this invention in 1885 but didn't get it perfected or patented until 1892.
He invented several closures one notable other was the BALTIMORE LOOP SEAL. Here are a few of his other patents.My research sez Painter started working on this invention in 1885 but didn't get it perfected or panted until 1892.
That Painter boy was busier than a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.I was referring to the crown top when I said that.
P.S. Painter had 85 patents under his name.
I also found this today. Notice what it says about "England" - which supposedly is where the Crown finish originated before William Painter patented his cap in 1892
St. Louis Post Dispatch - December 13, 1894
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