Clandestine Presses at the Museum of Danish Resistance
Photos by Robert Finkel

Homemade Cylinder Proof Press
Eickhoff Cylinder Production Press
Unidentified Foot-treadle Platen Jobber

Museum of Danish Resistance

 


Homemade Cylinder Proof Press

homemade Used by staff at the resistance newspaper Frit Danmark from Spring of 1943 to Summer 1944. The display caption says that "various parts from a bicycle frame went into the making of the press, which was used at various locations in Copenhagen and vincinity". The press was affectionately name "Alvida" after Alvilda Larsen, a member of the Communist Party's central Committee.