Lowe's Portable Printing Press

Manufacturer: Lowe Printing Press Co., Boston, MA, USA


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Restored: 2021


Samuel W. Lowe patented his unique press, with a conical cylinder, in 1856. Made to be transportable & affordable, Lowe’s ads claimed their presses were used by soldiers on Civil War battlefields, also by druggists, businessmen, printers & amateurs. “Every man his own printer!” was the slogan.

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