Patent Model of a Sheet Perfecting Flatbed Cylinder Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a sheet perfecting flatbed cylinder press which was granted patent number 103894. The invention had two vertical type beds, one at each end of the press. A sheet of paper was fed to the first cylinder and printed at the first type form traveling upwards. Next the sheet was passed to the second cylinder and printed on the other side at the other form traveling downwards. Finally, it was deposited under the press.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
date made
ca 1870
patent date
1870-06-07
maker
Kerr, William A.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 cm x 21.8 cm x 15.8 cm; 11 13/16 in x 8 9/16 in x 6 1/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.103894
accession number
89797
patent number
103894
catalog number
GA*89797.103894
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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