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
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
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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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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