Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a self-inking press which was granted number 3917. The press has a vertical bed and platen, and sheet grippers traveling on an endless chain. The model is damaged.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1845
patent date
1845-02-20
maker
Kneeland, J. C.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32.5 cm x 28.3 cm x 17.5 cm; 12 13/16 in x 11 1/8 in x 6 7/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.003917
accession number
089797
patent number
003917
catalog number
GA*89797.003917
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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