Patent Model of a Flatbed Cylinder Web Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed cylinder press, granted patent number 218493. The patent details a web-fed press that printed on both strokes of the bed, doubling the usual output of cylinder presses. It also stacked, cut, and counted the sheets after printing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, flatbed cylinder printing
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-08-12
maker
Cox, Joseph L.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29.8 cm x 18.7 cm x 29.2 cm; 11 3/4 in x 7 3/8 in x 11 1/2 in
ID Number
GA*89797.218493
patent number
218493
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.218493
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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