1 April - 7 November 2021 // AEPM webmaster

X – Censorship and visual culture

A new exhibition at the Belgian National Museum of Playing Cards Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart Turnhout, Belgium. 1 April – 7 November 2021 Few subjects in history have stirred the imagination as much as the concept of censorship. Playing cards and comic strips have often been the subject of prohibition and protest, and still

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

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

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

Posted February 5, 2020 // Aepm Secretary

Seeking new home for Victory-Kidder guillotine

Contact Rowena Wells Heritage Screenprint Wales

Posted December 3, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Columbian press for sale

Columbian presse n° 1616 for sale Location: India Contact:

Posted June 17, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Intertype linecaster for free, Heidelberg Windmill and some letters for sale

The Oberreuter printing plant in Zeulenroda-Triebes (Germany, Saxony, approx. 130 km from Leipzig) is dissolving its more than 100-year-old typesetting plant. Intertype to give away (yes, it’s free of charge!) The Intertype typesetting machine has not run for about 5 years, but according to the owner it is in first class condition. It is complete

Posted May 28, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Voirin press (Deinze, Belgium)

Voirin printing press in good condition Format 105 cm. The press has been crated. Contact Dieter De Vos APT International nv De Tonne 73 – Industrial Zone 5 B-9800 Deinze (Belgique) Tel +32 93861571 Fax +32 93869941

Posted April 23, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Victoria Heidenau + Intertype

A Victoria Heidenau and an Intertype are on offer, free to a good home. Transport to be taken care of by the acquirer(s). Location Zomergem, Belgium. If interested contact Tel. 09 372 73 72

Posted March 14, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Standing press/edition press for bookbinding

A large standing press/edition press for bookbinding is on offer free to a good home if collection is arranged and paid for. Removal would require specialist heavy equipment movers. The press was made by Hopkins & Cope in Finsbury, London and measures approx. 1m x 1.5m. It is approx. 1.65m tall with the platen down.

Posted January 7, 2019 // Aepm Secretary

Piqueuses motorisées

[Grenoble, France] Deux piqueuses motorisées L’association ULISSE Grenoble Solidarité donne du vieux matériel d’imprimerie en provenance de leur Atelier de façonnage situé dans les anciennes usines Cemoi de Grenoble. Piqueuse LEIB RAPIDEX 476, type 476, agrafage à cheval, couleur verte, moteur 380v triphasé, fonctionnel Piqueuse LEIB-RAPIDEX, type B , agrafage à plat, couleur gris foncé,

Posted November 28, 2018 // Aepm Secretary

Paper cutter

For sale: paper cutter made by F. Deneyer, Bruxelles, fournitures pour relieurs et doreurs. Contact: