Patent Model of a Platen Press

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen printing press which was granted patent number 99101. The patent details a self-inking card-and-billhead treadle press on a simple clamshell principle.

Date Made: ca 1870Patent Date: 1870-01-25

Maker: Morgans, William T.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.099101Accession Number: 089797Patent Number: 099101Catalog Number: GA*89797.099101

Object Name: press, platen printingObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 cm x 24.8 cm x 20.5 cm; 9 7/16 in x 9 3/4 in x 8 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_998871

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