Suiter Swantz IP takes a look back at past inventions and inventors with our Patent of the Day.

On this day in 1886, Joseph  B. Sultzer was granted U.S. Patent No. 346,831 for a MUSTACHE CURLER.

An excerpt from the patent states:

Be it known that I, Joseph B. Sultzer, a citizen of the United States, residing at New York, in the county of New York and state of New York, have invented new and useful improvements in Mustache-Curlers, of which the following is a specification.

This invention has for its object to provide a novel device for curling mustaches; and it consists of a plate having a recess, combined with a brush, or, what I consider its equivalent, a comb capable of turning upon or adjacent to one face of the plate, in such manner that when the end of the mustache is passed through the recess of the plate and the brush is turned the desired curl is imparted to the mustache.

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