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Miniature Arab Platen Printing Press

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Invented in the 1870s, this kind of press is known as a 'clam shell press' because it operates by means of an opening and shutting motion. The circular plate is part of the self inking device.
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EADR014a, b
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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