Patent Information for the
1921 John Deere Model C
Manure Spreader

This is a representation of the stencil that was painted onto the sides of the spreader toward the front.

Faint original examples can be seen here and here.

Here are links to the patents

referenced in the stencils:

Most of the these patents were registered to Theophilus Brown.
He came to the John Deere Marseilles Spreader Works in 1911 from Richardson Manufacturing in Worcester, MA.
He was the genius behind the "Spreader With The Beater On The Axle". Read more about him here.

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