Patent Model - Improvement in Inking Apparatus for Printing-Presses

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Wellington Kidder (b.1853, d.1924), Patentee
Production date
Jun 18 1878
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Wood, brass
12 1/2 x 9 x 7 1/4" (31.8 x 22.9 x 18.4cm)
Kidder's patent is "a new and useful Improvement in Inking Apparatus for Printing-Presses..." With his improvement of "keeping the peripheries of the roller-wheels off the inking-table while the inking-roller is passing across it, the wheels are prevented from being inked, so as to soil the bearers." (Patent number 204,900)
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