Patent Model of a Hand Printing Press

Patent Model of a Hand Printing Press

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a self-inking bench-top press for cards or sheets; the invention was granted patent number 24655. It was the basis for the Newburys' Mountain Jobber or Machine Jobber. Early models followed the patent closely, but later (about 1871) the press had a sloping ink disk. A. N. Kellogg produced a modification of the press, which he patented in 1863 (Patent 37293).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
print; press, hand, Newbury
date made
ca 1859
patent date
1859-07-05
maker
Newbury, Alonzo
Newbury, Boliver
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.1 cm x 11.4 cm x 25.4 cm; 9 3/32 in x 4 1/2 in x 10 in
ID Number
GA.11021
catalog number
GA*11021
accession number
48865
patent number
024655
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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