We are moving to Philadelphia and can not take everything with us. Sadly, we must part with the items listed here. There are all very much loved and hope we can find great new homes for them. Please let us know if you have any questions. Everything here has been kept in a climate controlled building for the past 6-8 years under our ownership.
Hamilton double wood type case with slant top / $2200
This restoration-worthy type case is in excellent condition. It includes 48 drawers with well-maintained type (see font listing below). Comes with a detachable slant-top and removable wood tray for storing furniture, spacers and small leads. Larger lead storage and a small sloped top is located on the back. It is beautiful and functional: everything you need for easy typesetting.
Type included with the cabinet: Stymie 8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24, 36, 48 pt; Wedding Text 12, 14, 18 pt; Bernhard Modern 8, 10, 12, 14 pt; Bernhard Heavy 8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24 pt; Bernhard Modern 8, 10, 12, 14 pt; Kaufman Light 14, 18, 24 pt; Kaufman Bold 14 pt; School Book 6, 8 pt; Century Bold 8 pt; Piranesi Bold Italic 10, 12, 14, 18, 24, 30 pt; San Serif 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24, 36 pt; Goudy Italic 10, 12 pt; Two drawers of wood type 6, 8, 15 line.
White painted double wood type case with flat top / $850
We painted a dingy-looking type case a high-gloss natural white and added a display rack to the top. The type drawers were left in their original finish -- the contrast between the smooth white case and vintage wood drawers is stunning. It's a great show piece, but also contains some fantastic type in excellent condition. It was used in our stationery store as a window display for 6 years. The drawers are very old with copper braces at each compartment intersection. Many date to the 1880's.
On the left side are large wide drawers with the following type: Broadway Caps 6, 8 pt; Century Roman Small Caps, 8,10 pt and a complete family of Copperplate Gothic (6 pt, Light No. 1; 6 pt, Light No. 2; 6 pt, Light No. 3; 6 pt. Light No. 4; 6 pt, Light No. 5; 6 pt, Heavy No. 1; 6 pt, Heavy No. 2; 6 pt, Heavy No. 3; 6 pt, Heavy No. 4; 12 pt, Light No. 5; 12 pt, Light No. 6; 12 pt, Light No. 7; 12 pt, Light No. 8; 12 pt, Heavy No. 5; 12 pt, Heavy No. 6; 12 pt, Heavy No. 7; 24 pt, Heavy No. 9; 24 pt, Heavy No. 10).
On the right side are smaller pre-california style drawers with the following type: Franklin Gothic 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18 pt; Cheltenham 6, 8, 12 pt; Old-Style Italic (not labeled), 6, 8, 10 pt.
Hamilton oak single wood type case / $1200
This restoration-worthy oak type cabinet has a complete Devine font. Devine Light 6, 8, 10, 12 (x3), 12 Italic, 14, 18, 24, 36, 48 pt; Devine Bold 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24. At the bottom are two additional drawers with Typo Script 399 and Drew 14 pt. This type has been carefully used over the years. The drawers are full and very heavy!
Grey painted single wood type case / $650
Under the scuffed pressroom grey paint you'll find 100 years of service. A fresh coat of paint would make this case shine, or strip the dingy grey to show off the vintage wood. 18 drawers of old, but much-loved typefaces are included. Century bold 8, 10, 12, 18, 24 pt; Caslon Open 10, 12, 18, 24 pt; Key note 24-36 pt; Script 24 pt; Beton Open 24-36 pt; Typewriter 12 pt; Old English 36 pt; English Text 8, 10, 12, 18 pt.
Composing station with storage for furniture, reglits and more / $500
This all-in-one workstation is perfect for the garage studio printshop. 22x29 metal composing stone on top, graduated furniture and reglit storage below, large and small storage drawers, room for large and small press chases, and 4 drawers of type at the bottom (Cloister 18, 24 pt; Brush 24 pt; Cheltenham 48 pt).
It's a 'homemade' unit we acquired 6 years ago and while it looks a litle out of whack, it is stable and curently in use serving our Kluge press.
Tall type case with 29 drawers / $700
This high boy type cabinet was made by the late Clayton Robinson of Auburn, MA and holds 29 drawers of type. These are the very old pre-california drawers in a nice mix of different wood styles. It's a great space saver. The type has been very well cared for and includes notes from Clayton in many of the drawers. The cabinet hold the following: Cheltenham 10, 14, 18, 24 pt; Jenson Bold 10, 12, 24 pt; Century Roman 4, 8 pt; Typo Script 12, 14 pt; P.T Barnum 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18, 24 pt; Typo Roman 10, 12, 14, 18.
Very early pre-war Heidelberg windmill press / $900 or best offer
We acquired this press 6 years ago and have not had the time to put it into service. We sent out the two main rollers to be recoved by NA graphics ($300 cost for Buna-N rubber) and wired the press to our 220 electric. The motor works fine and the press will feed paper, but we have not actually printed on it. Could be used for printing or die-cutting. It is a great old press.
Also included with the press: an extra set of arms, brand new rollers, old rollers and box of pre-cut tympan sheets. Press is located on ground level with garage door access. Very easy to move and load. Local rigging service can be arranged to help you load. Please inquire for details.
The following smaller items are also for sale...
LEFT: Metal Furniture in sloped case, $200 -- We have the missing pieces not shown in the photo.
RIGHT: Hammond trim saw // $100. Dust trap and tool box in stand below SOLD!
Marble composing stone with table, very large (20x30); $60. Clean the marble and use it as a pastry table or kitchen island counter top. Marble stone only, table is gone.
Metal galleys, various sizes / make offer
Brass galleys, various sizes / make offer
Galley storage cases / make offer
Challenge high speed quoins and keys, various sizes / make offer
Various lead cutters, $20 each
Many small boxes and trays for coppers/brasses, cutting rules, spacers, etc. -- please inquire
** If you are looking for something small for typesetting, please ask, we have a lot of extra stuff we need to part with. Ask us and we'll send a photo of what we have. **
We are located 1 hour and 59 minutes from the George Washington Bridge. Directions to us.
Robert Fisher / email@example.com / 856-954-2604
Updated on 11/13/14