In June, I tuned-up a Challenge 21MP for Andrew Huot at Big River Bindery in Davenport, Iowa. He also has an Asbern ADR-1 that had a gummed up oscillator. I hadn’t serviced one before, so this was a great opportunity to see what it’s innards look like. The main difference is the crescent is set into a collar that …
Hello I’m a graphic designer in Spain. I’m planning on setting a press here. I’ve been offered an Asbern AD1 and a Vandercook Universal I. The Asbern is cheaper but I don’t really know if the Vandercook is much better, if it’s really worth paying more. As you can see, I have no experience in …
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
Hello Vanderpeople, I recently acquired a Asbern Ad-1 proofing press, unfortunately the power inking assembly has been long removed. Looking either for a scrap asbern or inking assembly, if one exists or specs on replicating the assembly. Any advice helps. serial# 8038 ADR-1 -keegan
As a result of publicizing the gains of the Vandercook census, owners of other brands of cylinder proof presses have volunteered their data and have also alerted me to the existence of additional owners. In particular the “Asbern”:https://vandercookpress.info/asbern/ and “Challenge”:https://vandercookpress.info/challenge/ censuses have begun to take shape.
ADR.1, NÂ° 7927, built 1966. The owner, artist “Thomas H. Cremanns”:http://www.tcart.de, DÃ¼sseldorf, Germany is moving his studio and wants to sell the press.