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.

Date Made: ca 1880Patent Date: 1880-05-11

Maker: Griffiths, Harry S.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.227520Accession Number: 089797Patent Number: 227520Catalog Number: GA*89797.227520

Object Name: press, platen printingObject Type: Patent Model

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


Record Id: nmah_998865

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