Patent Model for a Rotary Press Printing Both Sides of a Sheet

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a sheet-handling system for printing both sides of a rotary press; the invention was granted patent number 24875. According to Stephen D. Tucker’s History of R. Hoe & Company, this apparatus did not work well and was never brought into use.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1859
patent date
1859-07-26
patentee
Hoe, Richard March
maker
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.3 cm x 36 cm x 35 cm; 8 3/4 in x 14 3/16 in x 13 3/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.024875
accession number
089797
patent number
024875
catalog number
GA*89797.024875
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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