Patent Model for a Card Gauge for Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a card guage for a platen printing press; the invention was granted patent number 145101. This invention provided a card feeder for Golding's Pearl press, which was covered by a patent of 1871 taken out by William L. Balch and assigned to Golding and his partner Edward Dennison (Patent 118182). William Golding (1845–1916) was apprenticed to a printer at the age of 15, and set up The Printer Manufactory Company at 23 with his partner, Edward Dennison. The company at first supplied stamps and seals and other stationery goods, but soon moved into the manufacture of small presses for amateurs, such as the Pearl, and then full-sized jobbing presses. Two years after Golding's death, the company was sold to the American Type Founders Company, which continued the manufacture of his presses for some years.

Date Made: ca 1873Patent Date: 1873-11-02

Inventor: Golding, William H.Maker: Golding, William H.

Associated Place: United States

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Exhibition: Printing at Home

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0062.08Catalog Number: 1996.0062.08Patent Number: 145101Accession Number: 1996.0062

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

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20.8 cm x 28.5 cm x 17.7 cm; 8 3/16 in x 11 7/32 in x 6 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1177558

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