Reciprocating bed on a Vandercook?

vcook.jpgIn this photo from a Vandercook & Sons exhibit at the American Photoengravers Association convention there is a press shown with a reciprocating bed. Is this in the era of the Hacker buyout, or did Vandercook make a press with a travelling bed?

Daniel Morris
The Arm Letterpress
Brooklyn, NY

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Paul Moxon, Moderator
16 years ago

I think the press on the far left is a Hacker “No.7”: The middle press looks to be a Vandercook “232”:, which was introduced in 1937, and the press on the right is a “427”:

See also this “1938 Inland Print ad”:

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