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So, it must be a blind date!

LOL very funny :) had problems uploading but all set now

Galley proof press: could be anything from mid C19 to early C20.

A potentially useful clue might be the distance between base and roller: subtract type height and the difference will be the typical thickness of a galley when the press was made: I doubt it will date back to wooden galleys but you *might* be able to differentiate brass bases (earlier) from steel bases (later) as the latter are usually a little thinner.

The press is wider than ones marketed specifically to newspapers so it probably was marketed to more general printers.

Such a strange juxtaposition. I just hear crystal crashing.

Challenge was established in 1893. The press and stand were shown unchanged in catalogs into the mid-1930’s+/-. There were 7 sizes. Don’t choose to suggest value.