Patent Model of a Flatbed Cylinder Printing Press for Cards and Tickets

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed press which was granted patent number 146792. The patent details a press for printing and numbering tickets. A double strip of card stock was fed through the press. At the first pass, text was printed on one half of the sheet and the numbers on the other. The sheet was turned end-to-end and put through a second time to complete the tickets.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1874
patent date
1874-01-27
maker
Watson, John
Jones, Albert
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 31 cm x 35 cm; 11 in x 12 3/16 in x 13 3/4 in
ID Number
GA.89797.146792
patent number
146792
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.146792
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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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