Patent model for bed for lithographic press

Patent model for bed for lithographic press

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a bed that could be adjusted for stones that were thicker at one end than the other; the invention was granted patent number 53309.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, printing press bed
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1866
patent date
1866-03-20
maker
Koehler, Joseph
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 15.3 cm x 25.2 cm; 1 9/16 in x 6 in x 9 15/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.053309
accession number
089797
patent number
053309
catalog number
GA*89797.053309
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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