Platen printing press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvements to the motion of bed and platen in a platen jobbing press. The invention was granted patent number 117088.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1871
patent date
1871-07-18
patentee
Leavitt, Thomas
Measurements
overall: 28.3 cm x 31.3 cm x 25.2 cm; 11 1/8 in x 12 5/16 in x 9 15/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.117088
accession number
306487
patent number
117088
catalog number
GA*23815
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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