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Old 04-18-2009, 09:06 AM   #1
Eric Ladner
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Default Any British DTP members shopping for printing equipment?

Estate sale catalog at


Just for fun, scroll down past the cars, tractors, and motorcycles to the printing equipment.

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Old 04-18-2009, 10:11 AM   #2
Michael Rowley
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The sale includes these printing items:

Free standing Linotype hot metal line casting machine model 48 (1948 model), 3 phase motor, 3
fonts of matrices of varying sizes
Melting Pot (60” high, to 24” diameter, stirring arm, drive wheel motor (not found) on cast stand
– with ingots.
Free standing Thompson Paten Letterpress Printing Machine (15” x 10”), 3 phase, chases and
counter. With British and foreign paten numbers.
Brehmer-Leipzig hand operated book clutch stitching machine on stand.
Hand operated Adana Letterpress printing press.
Phase convertor 240v to 415v – 4hp with flex and plug.
Hand operated bench model stitching machine (green)
7 various hand operated embossers
Brehmer-Leipzig hand operated booklet stitching machine, reel fed.
Free standing set of 4 shelves with wooden letterpress furniture.
Rack of various lengths of lead spacers
Metal corner stone printing furniture in rack and another
Open front 9 drawer cabinet of printers type of various designs.
Various matrices for linotype machines in shelved cabinet of 18 sections.
Small hand operated press
Deal stand of collection of Market Rasen Mails of varying dates in bound volumes, all dated and
also 3 cases of wooden type.
Various tins of letterpress ink
Copper printing plate of Market Rasen Water Company £10 share certificate (c.1870).

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Old 04-24-2009, 02:05 PM   #3
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