Machines

Posted October 25, 2021 // Pavel Pohlreich

Rockstroh letterpress printing machine looking for a new home

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Large format Rockstroh press The machine is located in Nový Bor in the Czech Republic and is being offered for the price of scrap, i.e. for about 500 €. It weighs approximately 3.5 tons and has to be moved by the end of November 2021! Contact: Mr. Milan Stukheil Tiskárna Bor printing shop tiskbor@seznam.cz https://www.tiskarna-bor.cz/cs/

Posted July 14, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Letterpress equipment on offer

[Hong Kong] Vertical platen press and ancillary equipment Following the closure of the Shing Fat Printing Press, established in Hong Kong in 1972, the family of the founder of the firm are offering various items of letterpress equipment. Vertical platen press without motor Guillotine Pedal-operated stitcher Type, typecases and frames Possibility of Heidelberg windmill press

Posted June 23, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Victoria vertical platen press on offer

[Ghent, Belgium] We offer for free a press Victoria (Rockstroh Werke, Heidenau) with Beaumont electric engine (type EB101AE). The press was adapted for braille-print & used at the Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind at Woluwe (Brussels) If interested, please contact: Museum Dr. Guislain Jozef Guislainstraat 43B B-9000 Gent T +32 9 398 69 50

Posted June 23, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Albion press for sale

[Nepal] Metal hand press manufactured in 1883 in Finsbury, London, by Hopkinson and Cope. A brass oval plate on the press bears the inscription ‘Hopkinson and Cope’s improved Albion Press No.5991’. The legs are decorated with a leaf pattern terminating in claws in square blocks. There is a British Royal Coat of Arms as shown

Posted June 23, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

August Fomm guillotine looking for a new home

[Simpelveld, The Netherlands] August Fomm paper cutter Huize Damiaan is currently home to The International Butler Academy, the world’s leading Butler-training institute, but it was previously a religious institution. In 1892, followers of Father Damiaan decided to found a monastery here. The Apostle magazine, which has been in publication for well over 100 years, was printed

Posted June 22, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Standing press free to a museum or heritage workshop

Karl Krause metal standing press Free to a printing museum or heritage workshop. Removal at the expense of the acquirer. Contact Lis Van Mierlo: lisvanmierlo@skynet.be  

Posted February 15, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Winkler rotary newspaper press free to a good home

A once-in-a-generation opportunity (for anyone with the means to take advantage of it…) We have been contacted by a correspondent with an offer of a large-format Winkler rotary newspaper press. It was originally imported into Iran and run by our correspondent’s grandfather and may well be of particular historical interest because it has a story

Posted February 9, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

Looking for a replica of an old wooden hand press?

[Grębocin, Poland] Replica wooden hand presses from the Museum of Writing and Printing The Museum of Writing and Printing was established in 2004 in the small village of Grębocin, eight kilometres from Toruń in Poland. It houses a private collection of papermaking and printing materials presented in the form of interactive educational workshops for children

Posted February 3, 2021 // AEPM webmaster

For sale: Heidelberg HS serial number 17537

The machine For sale in good working condition, in original state with booklets. Rollerss re-cast with rubber, new letter rolls. Motor with belt drive with starting resistance to regulate the speed. It is the first platen with sheet sliders! Accessories American counter system from Chicago. Cap plate for punching or slitting. Imposing stone and furniture,

Posted November 20, 2020 // AEPM webmaster

For sale: Uytterelst stop cylinder press

[Ronse, Belgium] For sale: stop cylinder press manufactured by F. Uytterelst, Brussels. Currently partially disassembled (in manageable pieces) but can also be reassembled if desired. Offers. Contact Stijn Van Der Linden tél: 0494/89.11.84 Click on photos to enlarge.

Posted October 30, 2020 // AEPM webmaster

Karl Krause Guillotine

[Antwerp] A long-established Belgian theatre publishing firm is seeking a good home for a 19th century Karl Krause hand-operated guillotine. Transport is at the acquirer’s expense. If interested please contact Jessica Janssens.

Posted October 23, 2020 // AEPM webmaster

For sale: ornemental window in honour of four great names of printing

Being a huge fan of vintage, design and curiosa I visit a lot of auctions and markets in The Netherlands, Belgium and France. During one of my auction visits in I came across a truly unique item. The first time I saw it, I was blown away and was really keen on buying it. So

Posted July 5, 2020 // Aepm Secretary

Stitching machine and darkroom camera free to a printing museum

Stitching machine manufactured by Georges Andriès, Oullins, (69), France. Vertical darkroom camera, model BR450, marketed by Ofser, Bois-de-Haye (54840), France. Contact Jean-Marc Long +33 (0)6 50 74 11 59 jeanmarclong@outlook.com

Posted June 22, 2020 // Aepm Secretary

Edison-type stencil duplicator

[Schilde, Belgium] Antique portable duplicating apparatus Consists of a brown-yellow wooden case with  brass handle and closes like a portmanteau. Dimensions :  L. 45 cm  B 35,5 cm  H 14 cm  W 6,5 kg The stencil of the last document copied is still there. It is in Dutch and entitled : ‘Aanhoudende onzekerheid’   (Persisting uncertainty) 

5 May 2020 // Aepm Secretary

Urgent: Polygraph reproduction camera free to a good home

VEB Reprotechnik Polygraph Leipzig AVZ 2-56 reproduction camera Vertical two-room reproduction camera 50×60 cm. Production year 1990. Only one owner, 100% operational. The owner is offering it to a museum or enthusiast for free. But pickup must take place by 05/05/2020. This is the deadline. Disassembly and transport is the responsability of the new owner.

Posted March 14, 2020 // Pavel Pohlreich

Grafopress model A for free from the Czech Republic

[This machine is no longer available.] Dear fellow printers, would you, or someone you know, be interested in a functional Grafopress, model A, which is available for free, only for transport from Sušice in the Czech Republic? I warmly greet. Pavel Pohlreich, +420 601 592 803 National Technical Museum in Prague

Posted February 8, 2020 // Aepm Secretary

For sale: manual type caster

For sale: manual type casting apparatus This item has found a new home Complete and in working order. Contact c.debulois@orange.fr

Posted February 5, 2020 // Aepm Secretary

Seeking new home for Victory-Kidder guillotine

Contact Rowena Wells Heritage Screenprint Wales info@heritagescreenprint.net

Posted December 3, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Columbian press for sale

Columbian presse n° 1616 for sale Location: India Contact: janakrish.hort@gmail.com

Posted October 18, 2019 // Trykimuuseum

AHZ pre-press camera

Help wanted TYPA (formerly Estonian Print and Paper Museum) is looking for a spare part for their AHZ prepress camera. Originally manufactured by the VEB Reprografiks Company in Leipzig, the exact date is unknown, but around the 1970s is a guess. The only part missing is the vacuum bed/ door. We are looking for further