Signpress Sign / Proof Press, 14 x 24, Excellent Condition

Excellent condition Signpress Sign / Proof Press. Made by Dick Blick, Inc. and similar to the Line-o-Scribe and Showcard, this press includes bed grippers and an adjustable impression system.

Although not a cast iron unit, it is incredibly portable and excellent for taking to schools or fairs or workshops. The carriage can also be removed very easily for transport or storage.

Unit has moderate use and does come with a couple of type bars (not pictured) and gridded bed and adjustable “dead bar” to allow for use of shorter bars as well. These are marketed also as “magnetic” sign presses so that bars can be mounted anywhere on the bed. I can source magnets if interested.

Overall form area of 14” x 24”— sheet size is slightly larger — can use the bars with grooved type or may be locked up within the outer frame using quoins and furniture — may also use a larger size chase set into the bed.

The press appears to have been cared for and is not rebuilt or repainted. However, I did thoroughly clean and deglaze the rubber roller and put new bearings on the carriage for good measure. This traverses fine and all adjustments are smooth.

Asking $1095 or best reasonable offer, plus shipping. I can make all packing and shipping arrangements for buyer; unit can ship via UPS or FedEx.

I have several fonts of grooved type available for sale as well, plus several new fonts of type and type drawers for the Line-o-Scribe presses.

I also have a 30” x 44” that is of the same vintage with a power inker and new rollers as well. I further have a couple Showcards, Line-o-Scribe presses, Vandercook table top presses, Nolan and Challenge table-top presses, a Poco, Showcards, small Vandercooks and several cylinder-type Challenge, Vandercooks and a Potter press.

Please contact me if interested in the press or if you have further questions. Thanks for looking!

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