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 18567. The press has a segmental impression cylinder, which rocked back and forth across the bed.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1857
patent date
1857-11-03
patentee
Davis, Merwin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 34.7 cm x 21.2 cm; 8 7/8 in x 13 11/16 in x 8 3/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.018567
patent number
018567
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.018567
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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