Patent model for rotary web perfecting press, with folding apparatus

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for the Duplex Printing Machine which consisted of two printing machines working in unison to produce two perfected sheets at a time, and then fold and deliver them as one product. This patent was granted number 195115; it was purchased by and assigned to R. Hoe & Co.
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Object Name
press, printing
date made
ca 1877
patent date
Ford, Edward L.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 30.5 cm x 65.5 cm x 29.3 cm; 12 in x 25 13/16 in x 11 9/16 in
ID Number
patent number
accession 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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