Sunday, December 07, 2008

Automatic Tea Maker Patents

If you thought automatic tea-making gadgets like the Zarafina Tea Maker Suite or Adagio's TriniTEA were something new, have a look at these patents for tea makers from the files of the United States Patent Office (by way of Google Patents).

Beverage Making Device (1943)
Beverage Making Apparatus (1943)
Automatic Tea Maker (1958)
Continuous Tea Maker (1961)

Image: Zarafina

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1 comment:

Ron said...

There is also a 1988 patent. Krups made a tea maker for a short time. The Trinitea from Adagio looks to based on the Krups design.