Surplus Press, Type & etc Sale @ Printing Museum LA Sat 8-24

Vandercooks! Platens! Windmills! Wood and Metal Type! Cuts! Don’t miss the Int’l Printing Museum’s (Carson CA) annual surplus sale this Saturday Aug 24, 8 am to 1 pm. Vandercooks include SP15, Uni 1, 219, 320….C & P Platens of all sizes ready to go, Pearl Press, Pilots, Craftsman…Windmills and foilers. Plus 2 dozen fonts of wood type, lots of metal type, ornaments, 24 cases of cuts, supplies and more!

The sale is part of the Printing Museum’s Annual Letterpress Wayzgoose & Surplus Sale, happening all day on Saturday, Aug 24th, 8 am to 6 pm. Admission is free (donations appreciated).

After the surplus sale and a BBQ lunch, the afternoon is filled with demonstrations and printing: paper marbling, big poster printing on the 1905 Heidelberg Cylinder, steam roller printing of large wood type in the parking lot, wood type Vandercook Letterpress Slam, platen press printing, typecasting, foil stamping.

And if that is not enough, we will have mini intro workshops on Windmill, Platen Press, Linotype, Ludlow and Foil Stamping.

Following light reception at 5 pm. Mark Barbour will give and illustrated talk on the museum’s most recent acquisition, “Printing for Hollywood for 100 Years: The Earl Hays Type Collection. Earl Hays Press creates the fakes for the studios, from old newspapers, to magazines and product labels and so much more. How about the license plate for the Delorean in Back To The Future? It is now here at the Printing Museum!

Come and enjoy a great day celebrating Letterpress and more. The Letterpress Wayzgoose is free to attend (donations appreciated), reservations not required except for workshops.

For details, visit www.printmuseum.org/wayzgoose

Advance information on presses for sale: [email protected]

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image: Lots of Platens, Pilots, Pearls and Type for sale

Lots of Platens, Pilots, Pearls and Type for sale

image: Vandercooks of all sizes, table top to full floor models. Even a Sign Press!

Vandercooks of all sizes, table top to full floor models. Even a Sign Press!

image: The fake newspaper and license plate for Back to the Future!

The fake newspaper and license plate for Back to the Future!

image: Earl Hays Press exhibit and presentation at the end of the day.

Earl Hays Press exhibit and presentation at the end of the day.