Karl Krause Board Shear

Manufacturer: Maschinenfabrik Karl Krause, Leipzig, Germany

Y.O.M: ca 1900s

Serial No.: 58480


Restored: 2013


The Krause Board Shear is another example of the Karl Krause wide ranging product line-up. Formed in 1855, Karl Krause was a prolific builder and aggressive marketer. From his first plant in Leipzig, Germany, Krause manufactured hundreds of different machines, mostly for the bookbinding and paper cutting industry. Everything, from shears to cornering, calendering, arming, embossing machines, and stone lithographic presses were produced.

Acquired from Zagreb, Croatia, the Krause Board Shear is a part of the Soban Collection of bookbinding machinery.

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