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Montegue Redgrave US Patent #115,357

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Montegue Redgrave

In 1871, British inventor, Montegue Redgrave was granted US Patent #115,357 for his "Improvements in Bagatelle".

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In 1871, British inventor, Montegue Redgrave was granted US Patent #115,357 for his "Improvements in Bagatelle". Bagatelle was an early type of table and ball game. Redgrave added a coiled spring and a plunger, made the game smaller, replaced the large bagatelle balls with marbles, and added the inclined playfield. All features of the modern arcade game called pinball.

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