Patent Model of an Inking Apparatus for Platen Presses

Patent Model of an Inking Apparatus for Platen Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an inking apparatus for platen presses where the platen gives a lateral motion to the ink-distributing plate. The patent is demonstrated on a platen jobber similar to one of Prouty's, patented in 1872. The new invention was granted patent number 141077.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-07-22
maker
Prouty, G. W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.4 cm x 26.5 cm x 26.7 cm; 11 15/16 in x 10 7/16 in x 10 1/2 in
ID Number
GA.22839
accession number
249602
patent number
141077
catalog number
22839
GA*22839
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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