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Rogers' Linotype Patent
« on: June 18, 2018, 11:39:52 PM »
J. R. Rogers, the inventor of the Rogers' Typograph went to work for Mergenthaler. He made many improvements to the Linotype. One of the features of his patent shows a modification to the escapement lever that I've not seen. The lever is held down by a spring and has an open axis point so that by removing the spring the lever can be lifted out. Good idea but I don't think it ever got off the drawing board.

George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast