Patent Model of a Bed-and-Platen Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen-printing press; the invention was granted patent number 1315. On the press, the feeding, inking and printing actions were directed by grooves on a driving cylinder.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1839
patent date
1839-09-07
maker
Schuebly, William
Schuebly, Thomas
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.3 cm x 29.3 cm x 16.3 cm; 7 3/16 in x 11 9/16 in x 6 7/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.001315
accession number
089797
patent number
001315
catalog number
GA*89797.001315
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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