Patent Model for Rotary Perfecting Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a rotary perfecting press which was granted patent number 92050. The patent details improvements to sheet- or web-fed perfecting presses. Instead of being attached to the impression cylinder, the press blanket was an endless web that travelled with the paper and acted as its support. The press was patented in England in 1871 (Patent 1825 to W.E.Newton).
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Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1869
patent date
Hoe, Richard March
Tucker, Stephen D.
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 28.1 cm x 18.8 cm x 25.3 cm; 11 1/16 in x 7 3/8 in x 9 15/16 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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