Patent Model of a Sheet-feed Apparatus

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a sheet-feed apparatus which was granted patent number 229998. The patent describes a feeding attachment for flatbed cylinder machines that allowed sheets to be held obliquely, so that bands of color could be printed diagonally across the paper-a style popular at the time.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; apparatus, sheet feed
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-07-13
maker
Goss, Frederick L.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 17.3 cm x 18.2 cm; 5 7/8 in x 6 13/16 in x 7 3/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.229998
accession number
089797
patent number
229998
catalog number
GA*89797.229998
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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