Rubber Band Invented?

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The rubber band was invented by Stephen Perry of London. He patented it 1845. Early folk native to Central and South Americas rubber tree countries made footwear, garments and bottles out of the tree milk. Sailors carried same to England. Londoner Thomas Hancock sliced up one of the bottles to create garters and waistbands in the 1920s. Few years later, Englishman Stephen Perry, owner of the rubber manufacturing company Messer?s Perry and Co took out a patent on the rubber band. The first rubber bands were made from vulcanized rubber.
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the first patent was obtained in 1845.
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On March 7, 1923, William H. Spencer obtained rejected inner tubes and began cutting
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The rubber band was patented in England on March 17, 1845 by Stephen Perry. Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_band
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The earliest rubber balls were developed by the Mayan society in 1600 B.C. Mayans combined the sap from the rubber tree with the juice of Morning Glory vines. Charles Goodyear developed
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Rubber occurs naturally, but Charles Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber (rubber treated by a process to improve its usefullness to humans).
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