Patent Model for a Flatbed Cylinder Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a press with a stationary bed which was granted patent number 15740. The cylinder followed an endless rack that lifted it for the return trip over the bed. This patent covered the Newbury Country Press, a small hand-powered printing machine that was popular with country newspaper shops in the 1860s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, printing
patent model
date made
ca 1856
patent date
1856-09-16
maker
Newbury, Alonzo
Newbury, Boliver
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.3 cm x 18.7 cm x 26.5 cm; 6 in x 7 3/8 in x 10 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.015740
accession number
089797
patent number
015740
catalog number
GA*89797.015740
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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