Patent Model for a Card Printing Press

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a crank-operated, self-feeding card press which was granted patent number 20039. A press based on this patent was produced for sale, and was demonstrated in the offices of the Scientific American in I860.

Date Made: ca 1858Patent Date: 1858-04-27

Maker: Clarkson, William W.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.020039Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 020039Catalog Number: GA*89797.020039

Object Name: patent model; press, printingMachine, Lead CastingleadsObject Type: Patent ModelOther Terms: Machine, Lead Casting; Type Founding

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 26 cm x 27 cm x 15.5 cm; 10 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_766714

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