See Platen. The spelling of this word affords in its variety an instance of the extremely unsettled nature of the nomenclature of tpyographical appliances. The following is the modes of spelling in different works of authority:—

Stower 1808 Plattin.
Johnson 1824 Plattin.
Savage 1841 Platen.
Abridgment of Patents 1859 Platen.
Houghton 1869 Platten.
Mackellar 1868 Platen.

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