Patent Model for Flatbed Cylinder Web Press

Patent Model for Flatbed Cylinder Web Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a web-fed cylinder press, printing on both strokes of the bed; the web of paper was fed intermittently to match the printing motion, then rewound on a receiving cylinder at the other end of the machine. The invention was granted patent number 9993.
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Object Name
patent model; press, printing
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
patent model; press, printing; press, web-fed cylinder, C. Montague
date made
ca 1853
patent date
Montague, Charles
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 12 in; 26.67 cm x 15.875 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
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patent number
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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