Patent Model - Improvement in Registering Mechanism for Printing-Presses

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Andrew Dougherty, Patentee
Production date
Jun 13 1876
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Wood, brass, metal
11 1/2 x 9 x 8 1/2" (29.2 x 22.9 x 21.6cm)
Dougherty's patent "relates to that class of printing-presses in which a revolving cylinder is provided with fingers operating automatically to close upon sheets presented from a table or holding adjacent to the cylinder, and carrying the said sheets upon the surface of the cylinder until they have received impressions from the types..." (Patent number 178,608)
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