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Vicabold Platen.

Vicabold Platen.

I miss running a Letterpress. If I wasn't working on a computer everyday. I would go back to running printing presses (with pantone inks and solvents!)

I miss running a Letterpress. If I wasn't working on a computer everyday. I would go back to running printing presses (with pantone inks and solvents!

The Vandercook 100 celebrates 100 years of printing on the Vandercook proof press (1909-2009) and showcases 100 of today's most significant letterpress printers who use the Vandercook press.

The Vandercook 100 celebrates 100 years of printing on the Vandercook proof press and showcases 100 of today's most significant letterpress printers who use the Vandercook press.

8428A.JPG - AM Multilith offset printing press, Model 125...

- AM Multilith offset printing press, Model

Letterpress Probably an early Chandler & Price. I had 3 of them at our company Oregon Printers, Inc. in the 90's.

Portland's Egg Press is part of the revival of the letterpress machine. The company prints cards and other stationary that can be found in more than stores.

Golding Jobber #8

Golding Jobber No.

Golding Jobber No.6 made in 1904. Moontree letterpress acquired and repaired them.

Golding Jobber made in Moontree letterpress acquired and repaired them.

Miehle Vertical V50 Letterpress. Many shops had one of more of these. They could print a 14"x20" sheet at 5,000 impressions per hour. Many are still in use mainly for die-cutting, creasing, and numbering.

Thye could print a sheet at impressions per hour. Many are still in use mainly for die-cutting, creasing, and numbering.

My maternal grandfather was a linotype operator, and I loved visiting the printing shop where he worked.  He was very fast and skilled at his trade.

Linotype: The Film is a documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine.

The Prince of Presses by andropolis, via Flickr

The Prince of Presses by andropolis, via Flickr

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http://ccsfexhib.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/letterpress-example-5.jpg

My antique printing press.

My antique printing press.

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