- Description (Brief)
- This children’s tin-plate rotary press for rubber type was made by the Superior Marking Equipment Company of Chicago in the mid-20th century. The press has a height of 6 inches a width of 10.5 inches and a length of 16 inches.
- The Superior Marking Equipment Company, or SMECO, has made a series of lightweight children’s presses as by-products to its line of office stamps and markers. The Cub press, described separately, is a smaller edition of the Ace.
- Donated by R. Stanley Nelson, 1991.
- Citation: Elizabeth Harris, "Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection," 1996.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Press, printing
- date made
- mid 20th century
- ca 1950
- Superior Marking Equipment Co.
- place made
- United States: Illinois, Chicago
- Physical Description
- rubber (overall material)
- sheet steel (overall material)
- cardboard (overall material)
- overall: 8 in x 13 in x 9 in; 20.32 cm x 33.02 cm x 22.86 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- See more items in
- Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
- Printing Presses in the Graphic Arts Collection
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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