Edison's Autographic Press and Electric Pen, 1875-1880

Artifact

Pen (Drawing & writing)

Date Made

1875-1880

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.256.14

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Thomas A. Edison

Material

Copper alloy
Iron alloy
Nickel (Metal)
Rubber (Material)

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in  (pen)

Diameter: 3.5 in  (pen)

Height: 1.75 in  (roller)

Width: 9.75 in  (roller)

Length: 9.75 in  (roller)

Height: 3.5 in  (platen)

Width: 12 in  (platen)

Length: 15.25 in  (platen)

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