Patent Model for a Rotary Perfecting Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a rotary perfecting printing press which was granted patent number 162651. The press used a web of set-off paper that replaced the usual sheets. The web was used on one side and then the other, repeatedly, allowing the ink time to dry on each side before it was presented again.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
date made
ca 1875
patent date
1875-04-27
maker
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.5 cm x 20.2 cm x 29.7 cm; 9 1/4 in x 7 15/16 in x 11 11/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.162651
catalog number
GA*89797.162651
patent number
162651
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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