Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen printing press which was granted patent number 255704. The patent describes improvements to the inking and frisket arrangements on a platen press on which the bed is a flattened surface at the front of an ink distributing cylinder. Patentees Henry Trueman and John New were from Birmingham, England.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1882
patent date
1882-03-28
maker
Trueman, Henry P.
New, John George
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 23.3 cm x 19.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 9 3/16 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.255704
catalog number
GA*89797.255704
patent number
255704
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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