Patent Model for a Rotary Perfecting Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a rotary printing press which was granted patent number 131217. The invention offers a new system of feeding, carrying, and delivering sheets for rotary perfecting presses. The model consists of the central group of feeding cylinders. According to Stephen D. Tucker’s History of R. Hoe & Company, a press on this plan was capable of printing 8000 sheets per hour and was used successfully by the New York Daily News.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
date made
ca 1872
patent date
1872-09-10
maker
Tucker, Stephen D.
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 14 cm x 15 cm; 4 5/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.131217
patent number
131217
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.131217
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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