Edison’s Electric Pen

An inked roller was passed over the stencil, leaving an impression of the image on the paper. Edison boasted that over 5,000 copies could be made from one stencil. The electric pen proved ultimately unsuccessful, other simpler methods (and eventually the typewriter) succeeded it for cutting stencils.…

Electric pen - Wikipedia

Edison took advantage of this property and built the electric pen around it. Development of the electric pen took place in the summer of 1875. US patent 1800,857 for autographic printing was issued to Thomas Edison in 1876, covering the pen, the duplication press, and accessories. Design and use…

Electric Pen - The Edison Papers - Thomas Edison

Oct 28, 2016 · Electric Pen. Edison and his laboratory staff developed the electric pen and press during the summer and fall of 1875. The key feature of this copying system was the electric pen, one of the earliest consumer uses of an electric motor. This motor drove a small needle up and down the shaft of the pen, and as the user wrote, it created a stencil.…

Edison and the tattoo New-York Historical Society

Sep 09, 2011 · Thomas Edison is best known his most influential inventions, but even among his lesser accomplishments we can find a success story — of sorts. Diagram of Edison’s Electric Pen. Lefferts Family Papers, MS 379 Even though it is believed to be the first American electric motor powered device, the electric pen is certainly not the...…

Electric Pen - YouTube

Feb 19, 2012 · Thomas Edison's electric pen, part of a complete outfit for duplicating handwritten documents and drawings, was the first relatively safe electric motor driven office appliance produced and sold ...Author: robtfdfbvv…