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 256891. This patent was applied to Golding's Official press. It included several mechanisms for a platen press, notably for conveying movement to the platen, the ink disk, and the distributor, and for adjusting the platen.
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, platen printing
date made
ca 1882
patent date
Golding, William H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 22.8 cm x 14.5 cm x 15.8 cm; 9 in x 5 11/16 in x 6 1/4 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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