Posted March 4, 2018 // Aepm Secretary

Measuring instruments for printers

Two instruments used in the printing industry in the 1960s – 70s Free to a printing museum interested in preserving the tools of the twentieth century printing trade: 1. Evans Elektoselenium Photometer serial number 18 1582 H106. 2. NV Tools Statitector Model A3. For more details please contact Stephen James.  

Posted February 16, 2018 // Aepm Secretary

Phoenix vertical platen press

For sale: Phoenix vertical platen press Award-winning model at the 1900 Universal Exposition. No motor, slight restoration. Weight 700 kg approx.. To be uplifted from Atelier litho Hurstel in Hohfrankenheim (France). Price: 200 €

Posted November 25, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

For sale: Stanhope press

Stanhope press For sale: Stanhope press, probably French made (the press does not bear a manufacturer’s nameplate or number). For more details contact manboe@orange. Offers.    

Posted August 6, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

Mansfield guillotine

[Valladolid, Spain] Mansfield guillotine for sale A Spanish company involved in the graphic arts is seeking to sell an old Mansfield paper cutter which adorned its sales office for thirty years. It might be of interest to a printing, paper, industrial or local museum. Built in Leipzig-Reudnitz, it is completely operational and in good shape.  

Posted July 21, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

Spanish-built vertical platen press

[For sale] Vertical platen built by Richard Gans Maquinaria para las Artes Graficas (Madrid and Barcelona)  The machine has been restored by its owner and is ready for use. It has not been used since its renovation. It is painted with two types of graphite paint: matte and gloss. Technical data: print format 175 x

Posted July 18, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

Stone lithography machine

[Basel, Switzerland] This machine has now been placed Fully working stone lithography machine A working printshop in Basel (Switzerland) in need of space is offering a fully working stone lithography machine. The machine is free, but the transport has to be covered by the new owner. The machine can be viewed in its current location

Posted June 5, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

Urgent offer of a 1961 Linotype

[Haarlem, The Netherlands] American Linotype, Model 29 The Enschedé Museum in Haarlem (The Netherlands) is offering, free of charge, a Mergenthaler Linotype Co., New York, USA Model 29 No. 69887, built in 1961. The machine must be removed from its present location before the 15th June. If you are interested please contact Johan de Zoete at

Posted May 16, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

Photoengraving equipment

Photoengraving equipment A French photoengraver is offering the following equipment free to a good home: horizontal process camera vertical process camera made by Bouzard (Paris) Crosfield 646 scanner. If interested contact M. Salagnac 0033 (0)1 45 23 23 08  

Posted April 14, 2017 // Charles Hull

Vicobold Art Platen looking for a home

From the April 2017 newsletter of the Oxford Guild of Printers I am posting this advert for a Vicobold Art Platen press in England if any UK member of the AEPM may be interested.
Posted March 14, 2017 // Charles Hull

Albion iron hand press 25 x 20 inches – for sale

Albion iron hand press 25 x 20 inches – for sale, in perfect working order. The press is located in Normandy near Avranches. The seller, Mr Stephen Hitchins has advertised the press in the newsletter of the Oxford Guild of Printers and states that any reasonable offer will be considered. If any AEPM member is

Posted March 14, 2017 // Charles Hull

Linotype Machine model 48 for sale

In case any Museum or member may be interested in acquiring a Linotype Machine model 48 with hydraulics and in good working condition please contact Emma Rostron for further information: .  I believe that this machine is in the UK and was recently advertised in the classified adverts of the newsletter of the Oxford

Posted January 12, 2017 // Aepm Secretary

Book printing and binding equipment

[Hof, Upperfrankonia, Germany] Book printing/binding machines and equipment looking for a good home   Brief history of the workshop The workshop is that of an old book printer founded around 1845 in Hof in Upperfrankonia (Germany), a mainly family business which has remained largely unmodernised. It is housed in an old, two floor building. There is

Posted December 20, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

Artist seeks 1 and 2 point rules

  I’m looking for 1 and 2 point brass rules. Any length, but only English, French or Belgian height. (Not dutch.) If you have some to spare or know of someone who would might have some to sell, I would be very interested Many thanks in advance, David letterpress | vlek

Posted November 29, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

For sale: vertical platen press

Vertical platen press for sale   The press has been completely dismantled, cleaned and lubricated. Complete and in working order, with all rollers (though the ink roller is absent in the photograph). For sale with two chases: a large format and one for visiting cards. The press is stored on a pallet; transport at the cost of the acquirer.

Posted November 17, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

AB Dick 8805 + Ets Jullien (Brussels)

Information wanted   AB Dick 8805 The Musée de la Maison de l’Imprimerie in Thuin (Belgium) is looking for a user’s manual for an AB DICK 8805. Ets Jullien (Bruxelles) Also, does anyone know where to find a history of the Jullien press manufacturer in Brussels? If you can help, please contact:

Posted October 3, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

[Request for information] Steinmesse and Stollberg BKR press

Arsentij Pawlow, a lithographer in Germany is looking for information about a BKR lithographic press made by Steinmesse and Stollberg. If you can help, please contact him at .

Posted September 29, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

Offered: Krause guillotine

Krause guillotine The purchaser of the former house of a bookbinder is looking for a good home for a large format Krause guillotine. Removal and transport are the responsibility of the acquirer. The guillotine is on the ground floor but might require some dismantling. Location: Laeken (Brussels), Belgium Contact: Ann Verbeke and Laurens De Grande

Posted September 9, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

Offered: litho press

Urgent Lithographic press on offer. Has to be dismantled before removal. Time is short as the premises where it is currently installed are soon to be vacated. Contact: Mme A.;M. Vazzoler, 28 résidence du Plateau de Ste Gemme, 78810 Feucherolles (Toulouse region in France) Tel: +33 607 66 38 78 Further information can be obtained

Posted September 8, 2016 // nederlands.steendrukmuseum

Offered: Pen ruling machine and auxiliairy materials

The Dutch Museum of Lithography (Nederlands Steendrukmuseum) in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, is offering to interested colleague museums a pen ruling machine.  The machine requires some restoration but is overall in good condition. The frame is of (cherry?) wood.  A particularity is that with the machine there are all auxiliary materials such as pens, gears, bowls,

Posted July 7, 2016 // Aepm Secretary

Vandercook and letterpress equipment for auction

Modern letterpress equipment from the Plantin-Moretus Museum Up until the 1990s the Plantin-Moretus Museum printed diplomas and other work for special occasions for the city of Antwerp in its small modern printshop. Because this function has been reduced, the Museum Plantin-Moretus is selling some of the equipment from its modern printshop (which is not a part