No. 2

Flat Bars in Cylinder on a Vandercook No. 2

When I acquired this No. 2 many years ago, an offset printing blanket (the press was being used for perforating/cutting prior to my getting it) was clamped between or under these flat bars. I replaced the blanket way back when and took these bars off and used the square cinching bars to tighten the blanket. …

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Vandercook No. 2 Proof Press – For Sale – $900

I purchased this press when I was making woodblock prints 13+ years ago. I had a dream of refinishing it and properly setting it up. However that dream has since long passed, but perhaps that’s your dream now. If so, let’s talk. Pickup or arranged shipping would have to be from Morton, IL 61550. $900 …

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for sale or trade: Vandercook no. 2 Galley Proof Press — SOLD — on 1/5/11

We are in the process of moving our small shop on the Northern Oregon Coast and our Vandercook 2 galley proof press won’t fit through the new door. Sadly, we have to sell. Ideally we would trade for a smaller proof or sign press. Bed: 24″ × 50½” From 1950 and 1957 Vandercook and 1953 …

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Vandercook #2

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 …

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