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Friday, March 9, 2007

Something for Collectors!

A collection of over 300 original USPTO Plant Patents that previously thought to have been destroyed has been discovered. Mostly watercolor paintings and some lithographs include nine of Luther Burbank’s original Plant patents (all watercolor paintings). Fruit (strawberry, peach, plum, citrus, etc), flowers (dahlias, roses, freesias, carnations), ornamental plants, nut trees are included in the collection. The first plant patent in this collection of historical American Plant Patent history is Plant Patent Number 2. The selection of rose patents included contains dozen of noteworthy roses including Pedro Dot, Jan de Vink, Boerner, and many others,
The owner of this collection, located in South Carolina, is seeking exhibit venues, and possibly a buyer…

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