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Patent Model for a Flatbed Cylinder Press

Patent Model for a Flatbed Cylinder Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed cylinder press which was granted patent number 3551. This presses’ tapered bearers were attached to the bed to prevent slurring of the impression at the ends of the form
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Object Name
patent model
press, printing
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1844
patent date
Hoe, Richard March
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 26.1 cm x 38.5 cm x 27.8 cm; 10 1/4 in x 15 3/16 in x 10 15/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
patent number
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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