Patent Model for an Improvement in Stop-Cylinder Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvement in stop-cylinder presses which was granted number 139229. The patent relates to the method of stopping and starting the cylinder, feeding and delivering paper, and distributing ink. The press could have two or more printing surfaces and stops on the cylinder, giving multiple impressions for each full revolution. Henry Barth was one of the owners of the Cincinnati Type Foundry. He was later famous for the Barth Type Caster.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model: press, flatbed cylinder printing
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-05-27
patentee
Barth, Henry
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.8 cm x 29.5 cm x 23 cm; 9 in x 11 5/8 in x 9 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.139229
accession number
089797
patent number
139229
catalog number
GA*89797.139229
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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