Hacker

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1936 Catalog (4mb PDF)

This page provides information about Hacker Manufacturing. No sources for parts are known and will need to be fabricated. However, some owners of Hacker test presses owners are listed in the Hacker censusHacker patents.


Model Specs

ModelPaperBed SizeFl. Space (frisket)Lbs.
4 Hand18 × 25"18¼ × 25½"36 × 100" (118")1880
5-B Hand19 × 25"19¼ × 25½"3'10" × 9'4" (11'2") 2875
5-A Power19 × 25"19¼ × 25½"3'10" × 9'4" (11'2") 3375
6 Power19 × 25"19¼ × 25½"3' × 9' (10'10") 3625
7-B Hand30 × 25"30 × 25½"4'10" × 9'4" (11'2")3950
7-A Power30 × 25"30 × 25½"4'10" × 9'4" (11'2")4450

hacker-logo1History

1914: Horace Hacker & Co. began as a reorganization of the A.F. Wanner Co. which made Potter and Poco presses.

312 N. May Street, c.1914-21

1915: Hacker introduces Hacker brand hand proof press (The Inland Printer, June 1915, p. 417)

Hacker Manufacturing, 1919-37, 320 S. Honore Street c 1921-37

1931: Challenge Machinery Corp. acquires Potter and Poco brands from Hacker Manufacturing

1937: Vandercook & Sons acquires Hacker Manufacturing

See profile of Horace W. Hacker.

 


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