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 in the sketch. Printing can still be done in this machine in various paper sizes up to 17″ x 27″. Its height is 200cm and width on two sides 135 and 80 cm. It weighs approximately 400 to 450 kg. The machine can be disassembled and packed in two or three crates and can be sent by Air-Cargo also.
Ms. Eillen Ghimire