Stereotype Machine

Machine, Stereotype

Accession Number: 1992.265

Description: Console model electronic stereotype machine; gray enameled tinplate chassis on four legs with opening in front for operator's legs; top cover is gray enameled plastic shell with aluminum trim; eight-plastic-key keyboard mounted to front, flanked by two boxes; on left box plate reads "Mfd. By The American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, KY, 1964."; right box is control panel with five colored momentary switches and a manual/automatic toggle; tag with serial number "357" on front right; recess in top cover reveals rectangular bright aluminum "rack" which secures brass stereograph sheet metal during embossing.

Height: 37

Width: 45

Depth: 21.25

Date Made: 1964

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.265.

Subjects: Embossing (Printing) Printing and writing systems Tactile printing process Braille printers Braille Embossing presses Stereotype machines

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Steel; plastic, aluminum, brass

Updated: 12/30/2016