Letterpress Sale on Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10am–4pm
Shop till you drop at our Letterpress Sale on Saturday, November 17, 2018! We’re the perfect place to find just the right holiday gift for your lover of print — or fill a special letterpress need or want for yourself! Gift Certificates also available.
Here is a sampling of what’s coming to market. . . .
- Golding Pearl #3 1887 standing press, 7 × 11 with new rollers
- Complete Kingsley foil stamping machine with accessories
- Complete set of hand bookbinding tools (sewing frame, finishing press and more, all virtually new)
- Book (nipping) presses (2)
- Paper drying racks, new, wall mount (2)
- Tabletop presses (4)
- Wooden type cabinet with California type cases
- Metal type cabinets (3) with California type cases
- Furniture and reglet cabinets
- Southworth tabletop perforator
- Letterpress tools and supplies galore: strip border material, leading space material (1, 2, 6 pt.), quoins (Challenge wedge, Wickersham, High Speed)
In our Gift Shop: Unused packaged type, pica rules, cuts, newly packaged borders and ornaments, and much more!
And books! Those left over from our November 10th Book Sale will be available for perusing and sale. Plus, we carry many great titles in the Gift Shop as well.
Salvaged Presses Being Restored
This past year we saved two Golding Pearls from the wrecking ball and a Prouty from the junkyard. Our talented volunteers are sprucing up one of the Golding Pearls we rescued.
Photos below: 2 Golding Pearl Presses, Pearl label, Prouty Press, Prouty label