Patent Model for a Card Printing and Numbering Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a card printing and numbering machine which was granted patent number 21418. The patent describes a little press with a numbering wheel, designed primarily for the production of railroad tickets. Hill was a pioneer in numbering machines. His city, Buffalo, N.Y., became a center of the rail ticket business.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1858
patent date
1858-09-07
maker
Hill, George J.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 27.5 cm x 20.7 cm; 6 11/16 in x 10 13/16 in x 8 1/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.021418
accession number
089797
patent number
021418
catalog number
GA*89797.021418
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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