Monotype Machine [Super Caster]

The Monotype Corporation Limited, Manufacturer

Post 1928
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Maker and Role
The Monotype Corporation Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Post 1928
Description
Black metal machine body embossed 'MONOTYPE' (x3). Machine has pistons, levers, dials, wheels ,wood handles etc, grey 'on/off' switch, blue motor with red sticker 'Serviced & Maintained by North shore electric motor services'. A cardboard box of parts sits on top of machine, piece of [lead] sits on part of machine, black canvas bag 'RoNo // "500" // DUPLICATOR' covers part of machine, on body of machine 'OIL // CAMS GEARS' is embossed.
Maker's Plate - 'SUPER MONOTYPE CASTER // THE MONOTYPE CORP LTD. LONDON. // PATENTED // ... // REGISTERED TRADE MARK MONOTYPE', a plate on a part of machine reads 'MANUFACTURED BY // THE BRITISH // ROTOTHERM // CO. LTD. // LONDON // WATTS 3000 // VOLTS 440 480 SERIES // VOLTS 220 240 PARRALLEL // MADE IN ENGLAND', another plate on another part of machine reads 'BELT SPEED 2.4H - 144 R.P.M. // R.P.M. CONTROL 1.3.H // R.P.M. CONTROL 2.3.G. // 125 //....// CF'
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Signature/Marks and Type
SUPER MONOTYPE CASTER // THE MONOTYPE CORP LTD. LONDON. // PATENTED // ... // SERIAL No 70234 REGISTERED TRADE MARK MONOTYPE Maker's Plate
'MANUFACTURED BY // THE BRITISH // ROTOTHERM // CO. LTD. // LONDON // WATTS 3000 // VOLTS 440 480 SERIES // VOLTS 220 240 PARRALLEL // MADE IN ENGLAND Maker's Plate
'BELT SPEED 2.4H - 144 R.P.M. // R.P.M. CONTROL 1.3.H // R.P.M. CONTROL 2.3.G. // 125 //....// C Maker's Plate
Accession No
2014.537
Credit Line
The Monotype Corporation Limited. Post 1928. Monotype Machine [Super Caster], 2014.537. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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