Patent Model for a Platen Printing Press

Patent Model for a Platen Printing Press

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen printing press which was granted patent number 10588. This platen jobber was manufactured under the name, “Ruggles's Combination Job Press.”
Location
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Object Name
patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1854
patent date
1854-02-28
maker
Ruggles, Stephen P.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 cm x 25.8 cm x 23.3 cm; 8 11/16 in x 10 3/16 in x 9 3/16 in
ID Number
GA.24907
patent number
010588
accession number
1978.1070
catalog number
GA*24907
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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