Challenge Pilot Press—Completely Refurbished

Craftsman Machinery Pilot press. Boston, Mass. Excellent condition. Prints exceptionally well.

Completely refurbished (cleaned, sand blasted, Powder painted to almost original green. Platen adjusted for printing from type (.918 high). Many extras included.
Inside of chase measures 6-1/2 by 10 inches.

IINCLUDES a single disc • depressible grippers, • two chases, • Two New cast composition rollers from Tarheel, • Four almost new roller trucks, • Original roller saddle springs, • New yoke spring, •Original gripper thumb screws, • New clear maple upper feed board and delivery board,

EXTRAS include: Operating Instructions and Parts List; 1 lb. black rubber base ink; plastic ink knife; ink mixing knife; 6 oiled tympan sheets; 12 draw-sheets (50# book); 12 translucent sheets; 2 sheets cherry board; 3 gauge pins; 3 Wickersham quoins; 1 Wickersham quoin key; 1 full stick sealing wax: small array of wood furniture, reglets, plus leads and slugs.

VERSATILE: Handle is mounted on left side, but it can be positioned on the right. Press can be used with metal type, wood type, or photopolymer base.

I refurbished this press for a friend. He’s asking $2499. complete. Any reasonable offer will be considered.

DELIVERY: Buyer will arrange delivery from Webster, New York.

Call Ray, 585-747-1796, 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday only.

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