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Philadelphian John D. Lynde patents the first aerosol dispenser or "Improved Bottle for Aerated Liquids"

John D. Lynde, Aerosol Dispenser, U.S. Patent #39894
04/08/1862
John D. Lynde of Philadelphia receives U.S. Patent # 34894 for his "Improved Bottle for Aerated Liquids." Actually a bottle stopper or "bottle faucet" as he called it, this invention began the long history and development of aerosol  dispensers.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Ronald J. Baker,  New and Improved ...: inventors and inventions that have changed the modern world (London: British Museum Publications, 1976), 31.

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