Patent Model for a Flatbed Cylinder Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed cylinder printing press which was granted patent number 108785. The patent details methods of controlling the motion of the type bed. The model is broken.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
Date made
1870
date made
ca 1870
patent date
1870-11-01
maker
Tucker, Stephen D.
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.5 cm x 56.5 cm x 16.5 cm; 5 5/16 in x 22 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in
ID Number
GA*89797.108785
accession number
89797
patent number
108785
catalog number
GA*89797.108785
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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