Patent Model of a Sheet-Feed Apparatus for Printing Machines

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a sheet-separating apparatus which was granted patent number 9623. The machine was used to separate sheets and pass them to the press board by means of suction tubes, entirely replacing the human sheet feeder.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1853
patent date
1853-03-22
maker
Comby, John P.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.5 cm x 34 cm x 41 cm; 9 5/8 in x 13 3/8 in x 16 1/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.009623
accession number
089797
patent number
009623
catalog number
GA*89797.009623
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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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