Patent Model of a Bookbinders' Standing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a bookbinders standing press which was granted patent number 30243. The press has a platen, or upper follower, lowered in the usual way by an iron screw, and a bed, or lower follower, that was raised by a rack and pinion.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, bookbinders printing
date made
ca 1860
patent date
1860-10-02
maker
Pelletreau, Maltby K.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 18 cm x 12.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.030243
patent number
030243
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.030243
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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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