Rare 9 x 12 Hohner tabletop press available in NY

Hohner tabletop platen presses are known as the ultimate tabletop letterpress (look them up here on Briar Press). They were imported from Germany and as such very rarely come up for sale in the US. In fact, although they were sold new by American Printing Equipment & Supply Corp through the mid-1980s, I am aware of only three or four extant in the US.

Virtually unique among tabletops, this press is built like the proverbial brick outhouse. It has an ink fountain, three rollers in fine condition (two form rollers, one ductor), two feed tables, and comes with two chases, two Boxcar bases, original instruction manual and parts list, a collection of gauge pins and tympan paper…and the original mounting stand with roller drawers, chase racks and more.

The press is in midtown Manhattan and can be viewed by appointment. It MUST be removed by November 28, 2020. For out of town purchases we can arrange to have it crated and shipped (but that will be costly).

$2500 firm

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