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, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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