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Rev. Calvin McQuesten's patented lifepreserverBox 14-089 TO THE REGISTRAR OF DESIGNS, DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND COMMERCE
Jul 3 1925
To: Ottawa Ontario
From: Calvin McQuesten, Whitehern Hamilton Ontario


I, Calvin McQuesten, of the City of Hamilton, in the Country of Wentworth, in the Province of Ontario, Canada, hereby request you to register in my name an Industrial Design of a Combination Life Preserver and Garment,1 of which I am the proprietor on account of having been the first to make use of the same.

I hereby declare that the said Industrial Design was not in use to my knowledge by any other person than myself at the time of my adoption thereof.

The said Industrial Design consists of a rectangular body I formed with an end strap 2 at one end, with a ring 3 at the opposite end, and with a looped strap 4 located adjacent to that end of the cushion from which the strap 2 extends.

Fig.1 is a plan view of my combination canoe cushion and life preserver.

Fig.2 is a perspective view of my combination canoe cushion and life preserver.


The design of a combination canoe cushion and life preserver shown and described.

Signed at Toronto this 3rd day of July 1925.
In the presence of the two undersigned witness.

Ruby Selleck
Glodyn Hang

Calvin McQuesten

1 In Box 14-087 E.J.Fetherstonhaugh & Son requests Calvin McQuesten to renew the patent

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