19th century printing equipment: rush sale by owner

Located in the town of Aydin, Turkey (in the region of Izmir).

  1. Letterpress printing machine: G. SIGLA WIEN BERLIN, built by Georg Sigl, 1869, format 57 x 82 cm. Originally manual, later motorised. Used for newspaper production. Cast iron construction with hard wood gear wheels.
  2. BROWN & CARVER (Philadelphia) guillotine, 82 cm blade, dating from 1871. Originally hand operated, later adapted to be belt-driven.

The machines, in working order, are from the period of the Ottoman Empire at a time when the first printing machines were being introduced into Turkey.

If interested please contact Yavuz Kolali: kolalimatbaasi09@gmail.com.

Sigl 72

massicot 72