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Duplicator - Gestetner, Flat Bed No 10, circa 1890 Object Reg. No: ST 025538

Gestetner Diaphragm no. 10 "flat bed" duplicator, similar to an Edison mimeograph machine.

Type of duplicator in use prior to invention of rotary machines.

Uses hand inking roller.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Gestetner Ltd, 1964
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 470 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: copiers, duplicators, office equipment, printing, neo-cyclostyle duplicator
Themes this item is part of: Early Desktop Publishing - A Brief History of Copying & Duplication, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Printing
Tertiary Classification: copiers
Inscriptions: On lid: GESTETNER DIAPRAGM/DUPLICATOR/(GESTETNER'S PATENTS)/CAUTION: The Diaphragm, Roller, etc. will keep for years in good condition, if Gestetner's Original Stencil Paper and Ink only are used. Unless each sheet of Stencil paper and each tube of Ink bears the following signature, no guarantee can be given./D. Gestetner/No. 10
Manufacturer: Gestetner, Totenham Hale, North London, England, Great Britain, 1881
References: - accessed 12 November 2008


Viviana Ballester Posted on 08 Feb 2011 4:27 AM
I'm from Buenos Aires, Argentina and I've recently inherited exactly the same beautiful machine and I'm interested in selling it. Please, if you know someone interested, contact me. Thank you for your time.

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