Saroglia Proofing Press with Spindle Roller

1960s Model, hand-operated

Bed Size: 530mm X 435mm

Comes with:

• Positive lock-up bar
• Full sized chase (480mm X 304mm)
• Roller bearers
• Custom made spindle roller & stand (Durometer: 25, Diameter: 110mm, Roller length: 505mm)
• Glass plate for inking (1100mm X 550mm)
• Dolly with lockable wheels


• Fully adjustable bed
• Trip lever
• Carriage removable from base

This press has been properly calibrated to type high for letterpress and has been used to print a high-end edition from hand-set type in a four-page imposition. It might also be used for lino prints or wood blocks. Spindle roller may be included in deal or sold separately. Pick-up only.

Price (press with roller): $3,300
Price (press without roller): $2,500
Price (roller with glass plate only): $1,000

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