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2002/25/1 Printing machine, Multigraph, American Multigraph Co, United States of America, [1930]. Click to enlarge.

Multigraph printing machine made by American Multigraph Co

Made
This machine was so popular that AM International, the present successor to the original manufacturer, were still selling parts and type into the 1960s.

Summary

Object No.

2002/25/1

Object Statement

Printing machine, Multigraph, American Multigraph Co, United States of America, [1930]

Physical Description

Printing machine, Multigraph, American Multigraph Co, USA, [1930]. The Multigraph was a small machine with a revolving drum operated by a handle. Around a cylindrical drum printing was effected by short type with a special shaped body which slid into slots on the drum or from curved plates. The impression was made by printing ink or,for better facsimile of typewriting, through a ribbon.

Production

Notes

Designed by typewriter salesman HC Gammeter in 1902.

Made by The Americal Multigraph Co.

Invented 1902, parts still sold in 1965.

History

Notes

Used for small office printing work.
Unknown.

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

19 March 2002

Cite this Object

Harvard

Multigraph printing machine made by American Multigraph Co 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 September 2021, <https://ma.as/11317>

Wikipedia

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