Fully rebuilt Nolan #2 Proof Press, 15” x 28.5”

Fully rebuilt Nolan #2 Proof Press. Very heavy-duty small presses with a large impression roller and heavy construction – great for printing or, with steel plates, some light die cutting.

Press is fully rebuilt, including all new bearings, bed fully reground, new powder coat finish, and bed plate. Roller is trued or recovered if needed and entire unit is adjusted for type-high. The rebuilt presses are as close to factory new and will print flawlessly.

Photos below show a rebuilt unit without the bed plate or pins showing the finished rebuild and grinding.

Specifications from Nolan allow a print area slightly smaller than the bed size – 15” x 28.5” with a bed or 15.25” x 34.5” — and overlength sheets may be printed —type or engravings may be locked onto the bed, or bed plate removed for use with galleys. This is a very versatile press and bed plate can be packed underneath or rollers adjusted to vary the impression if needed.

I have sold a few of these previously to individuals who did do some die cutting using a thinner bed plate and a plate over the stock being cut; the heavier roller will apply sufficient pressure. I can supply different thickness bed plates as well.

I do have the matching cabinet bases available, as well as dead-bars for use with the bed pins. Please inquire if interested.

Asking $1,995 or best reasonable offer, plus shipping. (I can make all shipping arrangements for buyer) Please contact me if interested in the press or if you have further questions.

Also, I have a couple of actual Vandercook branded presses of this type, as well as Line-o-Scribe and Showcard presses and a Challenge press of identical style. Please inquire if interested.

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