Hamilton Imposing Stone w/furniture, reglets & storage

Hamilton Wood Imposing Stone frame. Frame measures 48 inches wide x 30 inches deep x 39 inches tall. Marble Stone surface measures 44 inches wide x 26 inches x 2 inches thick. The 1912 ATF catalog lists the 26 x 44 inches imposing stone capacity as 2 pages, 7 column.

Built of hardwood throughout includes ends paneled, molded and well finished. Furnished with the following equipment:
Letter Boards, Eleven letter boards on one side, in in one tier, inside measurments: twenty-seven and one-quarter inches by eighteen inches. All boards are lipped at the front.

Sort Drawers, total of eight drawers located to the right of the letter boards. All sort drawers measure eleven inches wide by three and one-quarter inches tall. Top five drawers measure twenty-two inches long. The bottom three drawers measure sixteen and one-half inches long.

Furniture, Opposite side of Imposing stone Letter boards and Sort boards is an ample assortment of wood furniture. There are nine different lengths and seven widths, assorted as follows:

Compartments designated for each size below will hold either fifteen or nine pieces of each size as stated.

Fifteen pieces each of two, three, four, five, and six pica width furniture cut in lengths of twelve, eighteen, twenty-four, thirty, thirty-six, forty-two, forty-eight, fifty-four, and sixty pica lengths.

Nine pieces each of eight and ten pica width furniture cut in lengths of twelve, eighteen, twenty-four, thirty, thirty-six, forty-two, forty-eight, fifty-four, and sixty pica lengths.

This Furniture rack has a capacity of eight hundred and thirty-seven pieces. There are twelve pieces missing 48 x 6 – six pieces, 48 x 10 – one piece, 54 x 3 – one piece, and 54 x 6 – four pieces.
Included are 825 pieces of furniture.

Reglets. A double rack, with separate compartments for non- compartment for storage of nonpareil and pica in each of the following length: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 33, 36, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, and 60. The majority of these have material cut to size. There is room to add more. pretty sure if you’ll never have a need for more.
Metal Furniture and Tool Drawers, four drawers in the rail under the stone. All four drawers run clear through and pulls from either side. The two center drawers are 15 inches wide by 1 5/8 inches in height by 28 inches long. There is one drawer on either side of these two center drawers that measures 11 inches wide by 3 ¼ inches tall by 28 inches long.

Frame occupies floor space of 48 inches by 30 inches.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any additional questions. This item is for pick-up only. Has been painted once with gray paint, end panels were never painted. This was painted prior to my ownership. This imposing stone came out of an old West Hartford, CT letterpress shop that closed in early 2000’s. The shop had been in business for over 100 years. Has plenty of shop wear and tear from use and still has plenty left. A really useful piece of equipment for your shop. Surface of stone has some small divots but not anything that will interfere with planning your type.
One drawer on furniture side of cabinet has piece of wood missing and also needs bottom of drawer replaced same drawer. Not a big deal. Very solid imposing frame.
$750.00 or best offer.

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