Patent Model for a Hand Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a small self-inking card press which was granted patent number 17405. A traveling frame carried the inking and impression rollers across the fixed type bed and ink plate.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1857
patent date
1857-05-26
maker
Learned, S. D.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.3 cm x 30.1 cm x 15.8 cm; 3 11/16 in x 11 7/8 in x 6 1/4 in
ID Number
GA.89797.017405
accession number
089797
patent number
017405
catalog number
GA*89797.017405
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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