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 255704. The patent describes improvements to the inking and frisket arrangements on a platen press on which the bed is a flattened surface at the front of an ink distributing cylinder. Patentees Henry Trueman and John New were from Birmingham, England.

Date Made: ca 1882Patent Date: 1882-03-28

Maker: Trueman, Henry P.New, John George

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.255704Catalog Number: GA*89797.255704Patent Number: 255704

Object Name: patent model; press, printingObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 21 cm x 23.3 cm x 19.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 9 3/16 in x 7 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1096361

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