Vibratory Disintegrator

U.S. Patent Office1909-05-10

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

This invention was developed on the Astor's farm at Ferncliff in Rhinebeck, NY. The inventor, John Jacob "Jack" Astor IV, opened the patent making the device free to use by all Americans. His scientific and philanthropic activities would be carried on by his son Vincent Astor. Image Courtesy of the Library of Congress.


  • Title: Vibratory Disintegrator
  • Creator: U.S. Patent Office
  • Date: 1909-05-10
  • Location: New York, NY

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