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1925 BB&S Catalog $78.008 Apr 13
Cleaning Wood Type31 Mar 13
Gentry vs. Cicero font identification8 Feb 13
World's Smallest Business Card?23 Mar 12
Smythe Productions, Ltd.21 Dec 09
Vandercook cylinder timing9 Mar 09
Vandercook No. 2 Identification6 Mar 09
Height of delivery board backstop10 Jul 08
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