Patent Model of a Rotary Printing Press for Printing or Branding Wooden Box Covers

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a rotary printing press which was granted patent number 194902. This press had a feed table to steer boards between the impression cylinder and the hollow plate cylinder, the inking apparatus was overhead. For branding, a heating unit was fitted inside the plate cylinder.
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Object Name
patent model, press, rotary printing
patent model, press, printing rotary
patent model: press, printing rotary
date made
ca 1877
patent date
Hainque, Martial
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 23.9 cm x 16.8 cm x 15.6 cm; 9 7/16 in x 6 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in
ID Number
accession number
patent number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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