The Heidelberg rusty ball

You’ve heard of the red ball and black ball models, this is the rusty ball on UK eBay.

I presume it is a Heidelberg copy

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It’s not a copy. It’s just a very early Heidelberg T Platen. Probably from the 1930s. The HS (heidelberg schnellpressenfabrik) you see in various places on the press still appeared on the later model presses in certain places.

Here’s a (very) restored model from the Howard Iron Works Museum: