Patent Model of a Flatbed Cylinder Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed cylinder press which was granted patent number 128731. The eccentric gears gave a variable motion to the cylinder, synchronizing it with the reciprocating bed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1872
patent date
1872-07-09
maker
Johnson, William
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29.5 cm x 26.5 cm x 24 cm; 11 5/8 in x 10 7/16 in x 9 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.128731
accession number
89797
patent number
128731
catalog number
GA*87979.128731
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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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