[li] 4,124,433  Nov. 7,1978
 References Cited
U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS
3,064,714 11/1962 Flood 156/215
3,235,433 2/1966 Cvacho et al 156/229
3,404,059 10/1968 Ritterhoff 156/456
Primary Examiner—William A. Powell
Assistant Examiner—William H. Thrower
Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Robert P. Auber; Ira S.
Dorman; James B. Kinzer
A decoration is transferred to a cylindrical body by employing a surface so configured as to maintain continuous contact with that body throughout the time of transfer; the body is supported for rotation during and as an incident to transfer but it may be positively driven at a greater speed, particularly in the instance where the decoration is a thin! film label, which needs to be tensioned.
12 Claims, 10 Drawing Figures