Patent Model for Flatbed Cylinder Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed cylinder press which was granted patent number 124822. The press detailed further improvements to the movement of cylinder presses. The cylinder turned at different rates when it was in contact with the bed and when it was free.
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, flatbed cylinder printing
date made
ca 1872
patent date
Huber, Berthold
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 25 cm x 28.5 cm x 12.3 cm; 9 13/16 in x 11 1/4 in x 4 13/16 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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