Here are the inventory and pricing for items from my letterpress shop. All items are as-is, where-is. Buyer is responsible for all rigging and transport. Click any thumbnail image for a full size photo. New items will be added as they are cataloged.
Are you looking for type casting equipment rather than printing equipment?
P1: Chandler & Price 12 x 18 New Style Platen Press, Serial Number D52769
Very clean, well maintained press includes 3 chases, 1 set of very good rollers, 1 set of roller cores; several types of gripper fingers; appropriately sized tympan paper, pressboard and packing; roller rack; pony ink reservoir; counter; Recently restored and rewound 1HP Kimble motor with belt.
P2: Kelsey 5 x 8 Model U Hand Platen Press
Late model in excellent condition. Includes 2 chases, 1 set or rollers which need to be recovered soon.
P3: Kelsey 5 x 8 Excelsior Hand Platen Press
Early model in very good condition. Two roller hooks replaced. Includes 2 chases, 1 set or roller cores.
P4: Chandler & Price 10 x 15 Ink Rollers
Two sets of 3 rollers from New Style Press ; one set good rubber, one set need to be recovered
P5: Chandler & Price 10 x 15 Chases
Four chases available, all in excellent shape.
$20 each. TWO AVAILABLE
F1: Film Rack/Plate Rack/Drying Rack
Metal top and frame; 10 wooden slatted-bottom drawers; 35″ w x 33″ d x 40″ h; drawers open from both sides. Very solid build.
F2: Imposing Table
Homemade wooden cabinet with tool drawer and galley storage; 27″ x 14.25″ metal stone.
$100 SALE PENDING
F3: Large Furniture Rack
Storage for furniture 10p through 120p, for 12 x 18 or larger press. Furniture included. Brass numbers. Very solid construction.
F4: Composing Stand
Newer model slant top with 12 two-thirds sized job cases. Type not included.
F5: Lead and Slug Cases
Two racks covering 4p through 30p; loaded with material.
T1: Panameric Hand Miterer
T2: Rouse Vertical Rotary Miterer
Includes long guides not shown in picture. Very accurate.
$200 SALE PENDING
T3: C.B. Nelson Cost Cutter Model C Printer’s Saw
Excellent condition. Includes base cabinet, lamp, extended guide.
T4: Morgans & Wilcox 19″ Guillotine Cutter
Repaired. Could use some adjustment. Includes base.
T5: Copy Press
15.5″ x 20″ Platen
T6: Slug Cutter, Model ‘V’
Basic tool gets the job done.
T7: Solvent Plunger Cans
Four different cans. One is NOS.
T8: Honeycomb Base, 5″ x 7.5″
Two bases complete bases in new condition. No hooks included.
Type: Jobbing & Display Fonts
The vast majority of these fonts are distributed into small cases, but are largely, if not entirely, unused. Font strength (quantity) varies. Sold by the pound.
|20th Century Bold||12|
|20th Century Italic||8|
|20th Century Medium||8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24|
|Alternate Gothic||14, 24, 30, 42|
|American Text, Figs & Points||14||Used foundry type|
|American Text||24||Used foundry type|
|Bodoni Bold||8, 10, 12, 14, 18||SOLD|
|Bodoni Italic||8, 12||SOLD|
|Bodoni Roman||10, 12||SOLD|
|Bodoni Ultra||14, 24||SOLD|
|Century Schoolbook||6, 10||6pt NOS|
|Engravers Roman #1||6|
|Engravers Roman #2||6, 12, 24|
|Franklin Gothic||8, 10, 12, 18, 24, 36|
|Franklin Gothic, Caps, Figs, Points||36|
|Lydian Bold||12, 24, 36|
|Modern Roman||8, 10||SOLD|
|News Gothic||8, 10|
|News Gothic CAPS||14|
|Spectrum 55||12 on 14|
|Venus||10||Used foundry type|