R Hoe & Co. Cast Iron Etching Press

Own a cool piece of history! R Hoe & Co. Cast Iron Matt Roller for sale. Can be used as an etching press with modification. Needs work, doesn’t operate at it now sits. I cleaned it up but some of the original parts are missing. The unit weighs approximately 2,000 lbs. The top roller is 8 inches in diameter by 28 inches long. This was used to print newspapers so the roller can only be lowered to type high.

Moving the press will be straightforward. It is at ground level and close to an exit. You will need a pallet jack to move it or wheels to mount to the base. See the feet in the attached pics.

Here’s another thread on Briar Press about these units - http://www.briarpress.org/34451

$1,000 obro, call if you have any questions.

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