LA Printer’s Fair - Oct 6th - Letterpress Equip Pre-Sale

Saturday, October 6, 2012 9am -5pm
@ International Printing Museum
315 Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745 310-515-7166

• Letterpress “Swap Meet:” Don’t miss your chance to buy antique letterpress equipment and everything you need for your own print shop. Type-lovers, graphic designers, artists, printers and members of the public are welcome to ogle over hundreds of cases of type and thousands of pounds of equipment and presses.
• General Gallery Tours – experience 500 years of printing history as our knowledgeable docents guide you through our collection. Letterpress demonstrations on various presses will be on-going throughout the day.
• Type casting and Printing demonstrations on the Museum’s collection of presses will be conducted throughout the day. Join hundreds who have been fascinated by the printing process and enthralled by experiencing it live.
• “The 40’s Shop” – Travel back in time to experience a 40’s era working print shop. See Windmills, Ludlows, Linotypes, platen presses, proofing presses, a Miehle Vertical and our vast collection of wood and lead type. See slugs cast on our working Linotype operated by Luis Garcia.
• Purchase beautiful letterpress-printed pieces, artist books, gorgeous handmade and commercial paper/envelopes and more from over fifty Vendors at the Fair.
• New to 2012: We’re going to have a giant Show and Tell wall at the LA Printers Fair! Post your prints, posters, design samples, business cards, typography and more on our fence.
• Special one-day only exhibition of prints by Dirk Hagner. Dirk will be speaking about his work in the front gallery at 11am and 2pm and at Booth B50 during the Fair.

Not in LA? We can also ship across the USA.

Check out some of the items we have available in the list below:

- Challenge Vandercook Style Tabletop Proof Press
- Antique Poco Proof Press
- Vandercook 219 Old Style
- Vandercook Cylinder Galley Poster Proof Letterpress
- Chandler and Price Pilot Tabletop Letterpress
- Heidelberg Windmill Press, Pristine working condition, 1958-59 model with black ball
-Antique Miles Nervine Tabletop Galley Proof Press
-Washington Style Press
- Challenge style 265 paper cutter, 26 1/2” wide.
-Challenge 193 tabletop paper cutter, 19” wide
- Challenge 265 electric paper cutter, 26” wide,
-Vintage metal type cabinets, good overall condition
-Mostly complete furniture cabinets and a few reglet cabinets
-8x12 Platen presse motorized
-10x15 platen press motorized
- Palmer and Ray 10x15, 1890s, treadle powered
- Galley storage cases
- Misc. Letterpress cases & supplies
- Birch Flat File with custom enclosure
- Industrial tables and storage cabinets
- light table

Want something else? We probably have it. Just ask.

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