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Written by Ben Branch | March 15th 2014
There’s something genuinely magical about patent applications, it’s stunning when you think that the overwhelming majority of world-altering inventions were first proposed in this way – little more than a sketch with notations.
This collection of blueprint patent applications is the work of the Oliver Gal collective, each is taken from the original patent application and printed on long-lasting 100lb gloss cover paper.
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Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.