I have a chance to acquire a #2 in great condition, judging from the photos sent me. My shop has an SP-15, but it tends to be a bottleneck for members of our co-op…so we thought of getting another, proofing press, without an inking capability. Mainly for proofing, but hopefully for block printing and simpler [...]
Archive for May 2012
Vandercook #2 - Posted May 31, 2012
Looking for info on an Asbern Proof Press model R 2 s/n 5462 from 1959 - Posted May 29, 2012
Hi I am thinking of buying this press from Central America but can’t find any info on it! Norman Hicks, email@example.com or 415-575-0933
Vandercook No. 1 proof press – found in upstate NY - Posted May 28, 2012
I am looking for some information as to how old this is (sorry I did not notice a serial #) the completeness, and possible value of this press. Also, please note, I have a 1915 Challenger 26 1/2 lever operated paper cutter and an AB Dick 360 CD and I would be interested in selling [...]
Maintenance Book Reprinted - Posted May 22, 2012
My book Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources has been reprinted and is available for immediate shipping. Order Info.
219 OS Carriage latch question - Posted May 11, 2012
I’ve been talking to Fritz about this and he suggested reaching out to see if anyone else may have some measurements. My 219 OS has a wooden block acting as the carriage latch. Now that my press is properly leveled it’s clear that the wood has worn away and it’s no longer holding the carriage [...]
Potter manual? - Posted May 1, 2012
I had an inquiry for a manual for a Potter No. 3. Does anyone have one or know someone who might? I did direct this person to the Potter census and to ATF catalog pages posted on the old site.