Equipment

Vandercook 4-T for Sale in Brooklyn, NY

I’ve closed up my letterpress studio after 10 years in business and have a wonderful, ready-to-print Vandercook 4-T to part with. I’ll consider any and all reasonable offers. Please be in touch with any questions: maggie@campbellrawpress.com Details as follows: ——– The press is currently in my studio on Bergen Street in Brooklyn, NY. A bit …

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SP15 and other Printing Equipment for Sale

This equipment is owned by the distinguished printer Henry Morris of the Bird & Bull Press in Newtown, PA, USA. Henry has decided to sell his shop and has already sold his type collection, SP20, and his treasured Miehle Vertical. SOLD:He still has the SP15 he purchased new from Vandercook & Sons so it is …

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Need rollers for Challenge 1528 KP

greetings all I am new to the forum, and was hoping someone could help me track down form rollers for a challenge proof press. My rollers were thrown out by a janitor (i had them off of my press so i could do some brayering) and it’s been difficult to track any down. i may …

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Larger Images Posted of SP15 Sales Ephemera

A request was made via email for larger images than those I previously posted to the Flickr Vandercook group of the ephemera I received with my SP15 no. 23339. I’ve just completed uploading massive original scans to replace the measly ones previously posted. http://www.flickr.com/photos/interrobang918/375450973/in/photostream/ Perhaps they can be of some use, though I believe I …

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Vandercook 099 Proofpress – Poor Impression

I just purchased a Vandercook 099 Proofpress (https://vandercookpress.info/timeline/2/#099). It is in great working condition and has been well taken care of. I have experience with a Vandercook press but not this one. I have to ink the plate by hand and then place the paper on the form (it did not come with the optional …

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Patent Pages Premier

Terry Chouinard sent me this advertisement he saw in the BBS Specimen Book (No. 25) for a “Vandercook Gordon Press Vibrator.” He asked if Vandercook made any other equipment for production presses? Good question. After all, their presses were marketed as pre-press equipment. But nothing in the catalogs I’ve seen references anything like the Gordon …

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Restoring an SP-20 (i.e. hunting for parts)

Hello all – – I had the great fortune of saving an SP20 from the scrapyard earlier this Spring. However, it was not quite as complete as I remembered it being when I first found it last Fall. Someone clearly attempted to dismantle it sometime in its history, then abandoned it, and the only old …

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