Man-Nen Typecaster

Manufacturer: Rin-Eisha, Tokyo, Japan

Model: K 18

Y.O.M: 1970s

Serial No.: 25032


Acquired: 2014


Made in Japan, the Man-nen is a typecaster, using hot lead and brass individual molds. Our Man-nen was acquired in 2014 from Ho Sun Hing Printing Company, Vancouver’s oldest Chinese printshop which closed down after more than a century of doing business. The name Man-nen is rather obscure, but to the collectors of typecasting equipment, it is highly sought after.

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