Kelsey Excelsior Mercury 3x5 press

Description (Brief):

This self-inking lever press was made by the Kelsey Press Company of Meriden, Connecticut in about 1970. The press has a height of 14 inches a width of 9 inches and a length of 17 inches; its chase measures 3 inches by 5 inches.

Description (Brief)

This press was acquired from the manufacturer in about 1973 by the Museum Docents for public demonstration on a hand cart.

Description (Brief)

Transferred from the Museum Docents Program, 1995.

Description (Brief)

Citation: Elizabeth Harris, "Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection," 1996.

Date Made: about 1970circa 1970Date Made: ca 1970

Maker: Kelsey Press Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Meriden

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Communications, Work, Industry & Manufacturing, Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1995.0283.01Catalog Number: 1995.0283.01Accession Number: 1995.0283

Object Name: ModelPress, printingpress, printing

Physical Description: iron (overall material)steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 1/2 in x 16 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 41.91 cm x 21.59 cm


Record Id: nmah_1030637

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