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Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen jobbing press with stationary vertical type bed below a flat ink distributing surface in the same plane as the type. The lower part of the ink table shifted sideways, for better distribution. The invention was granted patent number 86064.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1869
patent date
1869-01-19
maker
Forbush, Walter H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32.3 cm x 37.8 cm x 27 cm; 12 11/16 in x 14 7/8 in x 10 5/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.086064
patent number
086064
accession number
89797
catalog number
GA*89797.086064
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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