Invention for Improvement in Rotary Printing Presses

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for an improvement on Hoe's rotary printing press; the invention was granted patent number 5199. The patent includes improvements to the inking apparatus, the use of a portion of the type cylinder for ink distribution, and locking type to the cylinder with tapering rules.

Date Made: ca 1847Patent Date: 1847-07-24

Inventor: Hoe, Richard March

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.11017Accession Number: 48865Catalog Number: GA*11017Patent Number: 5199

Object Name: patent model; press, printingObject Type: Patent ModelOther Terms: patent model; press, printing; rotary press; presses

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 22 in x 9 in; 35.56 cm x 55.88 cm x 22.86 cm


Record Id: nmah_998168

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