Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvements to the platen jobbing press, adapting it to ticket printing. The press had a roll feeder, numbering wheels, and slitting and cutting knives. The invention was granted number 227520.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-05-11
maker
Griffiths, Harry S.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
string (part material)
Measurements
overall: 31.5 cm x 30.5 cm x 27.5 cm; 12 3/8 in x 12 in x 10 13/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.227520
accession number
089797
patent number
227520
catalog number
GA*89797.227520
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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