Letterpress Type Foundry Sale Inventory

Here are the inventory and pricing for items from my type foundry. 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 printing equipment instead of type foundry equipment?

 

C1: English ‘Monotype’ Composition Caster, Serial Number 28345

C1

Late model 16 x 17 English composition caster with Unit shift, Unit adding, Quadding & Centering; Display Attachment, Lead and Rule Attachments, specialist tools. Overhauled Varigear drive motor (3-phase, 220 V, 60Hz) and electric pot (single phase, 220 V). Includes 7/8 pump and piston. Automatic ingot feeder. Lighting attachment. Suitable for casting up to 36 point.

Provenance: Woodside Press Brooklyn NY, who acquired it from Harry McIntosh of Speedspools, Edinburgh, Scotland.

$2,000

 

C2: English ‘Monotype’ Composition Caster, Serial Number 28562

C2

Late model 16 x 17 English composition caster with Unit Shift, Quadding and Centring. Comes with some specialist tools. Varigear drive motor (3-phase, 220 V, 60Hz) and converted to electric pot (single phase, 220 V). Automatic ingot feeder. Lighting attachment.

Provenance: Heritage Printers, Charlotte, North Carolina.

$900.00 SOLD

 

C3: English ‘Monotype’ Composition Caster, Serial Number 26096

C3

A 3-in-1 or ‘combination’ machine with old style gearbox. This machine is capable of casting composition and display, and can also be used to cast lead and rule (with proper attachment, available serparately). It was set up for 12 point composition when taken offline. Needs refurb and bull-gear repair, but complete; Electric pot.. Excellent compliment to C1 or C2 or as a parts machine.
Provenance: Woodside Press, Brooklyn NY, who acquired it from Mouldtype, Preston, UK.

$350.00, negotiable with purchase of C1 or C2.

 

C4: Lanston Monotype Keyboard Serial Number 11335

C4C4A

With 3 keybanks, various keybars, stop bars; justification spools

Provenance: Paul Deunsing, Georgia.

$400.00 SOLD

 

C5: English ‘Monotype’ Composition Caster Serial Number 28024. Parts Machine.

C5

Late model English compo for parts only. Fully disassembled; Nearly all parts except main frame, chassis, motor, pot, and some pneumatic lines.

Free with C1 or C2. SOLD

Provenance: Paul Deunsing.

 

CX: Monotype Parts

Caster Parts

And I mean parts. This photo is just a taste. Buyer(s) of C1, C2, and C3 will have fun with my parts bins.

 

C6: Lanston Monotype Caster Bridge, serial number #7xxxx

Alternative way to cast Lanston composition matrices on an English machine without replacing the centering pin in the English bridge.

$100 SOLD

 

C7: English ‘Monotype’ Constant Height Composition Moulds.

C7

Set of nine moulds, 5 point through 13 point. Very good condition.

$450 for full set. SOLD

 

C8: Lanston Monotype Composition Molds

SOLD

 

C10: English ‘Monotype’ Varigear Drive Motor

C10

Late model unit is excellent condition. Removed from a working machine.

$125

 

C11: Monotype Old Style Gearbox Parts

C11

Complete set of parts for rebuild or repair.

FREE with any caster purchase.

 

MCx: Composition Matrices

SOLD

 

MDx: Display Matrices

SOLD

 

Monotype Miscellany

Type pushers, etc.
Type pushers, etc.
Vitaflux
Vitaflux
Empty matrix cases
Empty matrix cases
Galley locks
Galley locks
Monotype display parts
Monotype display parts
Monotype centering pins and parts
Monotype centering pins and parts
Monotype parts
Monotype parts
Monotype tools
Monotype tools
Stopbars
Stopbars

SOLD

S5 wedges
S5 wedges

SOLD

Sorts mats and wedges
Sorts mats and wedges
Keybars, keybanks, justification spools
Keybars, keybanks, justification spools

SOLD

Complete composition for Centaur and Arrighi 252, 10pt and 12pt
Complete composition for Centaur and Arrighi 252, 10pt and 12pt

SOLD

5 thoughts on “Letterpress Type Foundry Sale Inventory”

  1. Ian;
    I was contacted by a person from Portugal regarding an English Caster he wants to purchase.
    We need to talk about this.I see it came from Woodside Press. I vaguely remember you. The caster was loaded into a box van. Is that correct? A phone # would help.
    Thanks
    Greg Timko
    GT Graphic Service & Supply
    (O) 631 821-1905
    (C) 631 513-1094

  2. Hello,
    I just found this site.
    Are the empty matrix cases still available?
    Are there justifying scales?
    Are the sorts mats and wedges still for sale?
    Would you send them to The Netherlands?

    Kind regards,
    Marc Vleugels

  3. Do you have any monotype stuff for sale left?
    I asked before, but got no respond.

    Kind regards,
    Marc Vleugels

  4. Interested in a monotype typecaster and accessories thereon. hope it still works(?) I see that the keyboard is gone and thats a shame. Was looking for the whole set. Guess I came in too late. I hope you have some types too. That would be great.

    Please reply asap.

    My mobile # +919003072622

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