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Printing press

1998.2028 (RS23516)

Description

Stand w/ printer's press, including 2 pamphlets. 3 wooden trays w/ multiple compartments containing stamps resting on wooden stand. Iron cast press on stand w/ flat working piece, handle above.

Details

Maker
Helsey & Co. (Maker)
Date
1873-1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on side of press: ""EXCELSIOR(?) PAT MAY 6, 1873/ HELSEY & CO MERIDEN CONN.""
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Printing T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Pine
pine (wood)
PRESS, STANDING
printing presses
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
21.5 x 20 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2028
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17894

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