Golding pearl #8

What’s a good price for a working Golding Pearl #8?

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that would be Improved Pearl 5x8 there smaller size make them a wanted press for collectors. there was a old and new style in Goldings Improved presses not affecting price a lot. If it is a flywheel and treadle model that will greatly raise the value. There is not a lot of 5x8 Pearls around they are old and have a nice Gothic look they will cost much more then most other 5x8 presses. priceless
do you have a photo and chase size just to check.

I believe it is 5x8, priceless is great but from the purchaser perspective I am looking for a gauge of value that I could expect to pay. Price is in the eye of the seller or buyer I suppose but I am just trying to make sure I don’t pay ‘too ‘ too much’ for whatever that means.. :/

I imagine John sold this long ago, but here is a very nice Golding Pearl #8 which was priced at $1795 in 2014.


If it looks to be that press and size complete restored with the market being a little soft right now. I would say 3000.00 it is more of a collectors press, It is a good press but a print shop owner that wants to put it in his office is going to pay that higher dollar. not a lot of 5x8 were made the 7x11 is much more common and not as valuable. when it comes to presses you never know.