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Monotype caster identification2 Dec 14
Periodic table of typefaces18 Jul 14
Varying 'open times' between treadle platens12 Sep 13
Teadle platen: what is the name of this component?12 Sep 13
Drop caps on a slug: which machine?28 Aug 13
Adana eight-five serial numbers29 Apr 13
Adana eight-five mk.2 gripper arms19 Mar 13
Adana Eight-Five: dimensions of roller stocks /...15 Jan 13
Recent comments
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Yes - its dry rot, a misleadingly named...18 Aug
I was disappointed - the printer is far...4 Aug
The plaque names the company as Midland...27 Jul
I should have stated that the...21 May
Eric Gill designed Perpetua jointly for...19 May
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Probably Adonis Extended Italic, a...25 Apr
Its simply named "Caslon". Their 1913...1 Mar
The advert seems to omit any warning...25 Feb
The old printing manuals term the...4 Feb
A commonplace find when clearing small...2 Feb
The sub-pica / 12pt old English sizes...2 Feb
I recall that in the early twentieth...8 Mar
To lower large heavy things down stairs...8 Mar
Shackleton's 1907-09 Antarctic...29 Jan
If its 12 tpi then its very likely...27 Jan
I have encountered a fair amount of...23 Jan
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Many thanks Mick for such a detailed...3 Dec
Dan: That's a very useful suggestion -...2 Dec
Last images of second caster. Thank...2 Dec
More images of second caster2 Dec
Onto the second caster, maker's number...2 Dec
Last one for the first caster: 2 Dec
Hmmm, three images wouldn't load; I'll...2 Dec
I'll try again... As a museum...2 Dec
Ah! I see what I've done - when...2 Dec
Well - what did I do wrong? Only one...2 Dec
Zinc, magnesium or polymer blocks are...2 Dec
In an educational setting with...1 Dec
The terms banks and horses seem to have...1 Dec
The weekly round-up is a welcome idea -...5 Nov
No need for a project - the entry...26 Oct
$150 on abebooks.com...23 Oct
Zebrite was originally sold as a metal...23 Oct
jnbirdhouse said "we also were...23 Oct
If you are only touching up small...20 Oct
I printed our wedding invitations...20 Oct
Began with letterpress in the...30 Sep
A very nice range! Christmas is coming;...10 Sep