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French Wood Standing Press ca 1870 - from the Howard Iron Works Collection

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French Wood Standing Press - France

Age: ca 1870, Serial No.     , Size: L 74 cm x W 55 cm x H 100 cm

Standing presses for case-bound books were everywhere at one time. Many designs and types, both in iron and wood, were made in USA and Europe. Large book printing firms could have as many as 20 to 30 of them.

Our fully restored wood standing press featured here was a French-built. 

French Wood Standing Press - France


Serial No.:



ca 1870

L 74 cm x W 55 cm x H 100 cm



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