Patent Model of a Sheet-Feed Apparatus for Cylinder Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a sheet-feed apparatus for cylinder presses; the invention was granted patent number 12401. Blasts of air were used to separate the top sheet of the pile and carry it to position on the press board.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1855
patent date
1855-02-20
maker
Childs, A. B.
Dickinson, Henry W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 37 cm x 25 cm; 6 11/16 in x 14 9/16 in x 9 13/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.012401
accession number
089797
patent number
012401
catalog number
GA*89797.012401
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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