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Now here is a really rare find.
Up for sale is a very rare Antique Cast Iron Bookbinders Press.
This press appears to be from the early 1900s, and it is still in excellent working condition. The wheel as well as the press functions smoothly and powerfully.
It appears that the press at one time was either a red or brownish color, and the patina still shows.
Including the posts, the press measures 16" from side to side. The base measures 13 1/4" from side to side and 10 1/4 " from front to back. The press plate is 12 1/4" by 9 1/2". There is a 2 1/2" space when the press plate is raised to its maximum. The entire press is just under 14" in height and the wheel is 9 1/2" wide. And this baby is solid cast iron coming in at just over 60 pounds in weight.
This an absolute great find for collectors of antiques such as this.
The shipping quote for this listing is for shipping to the Continental United States. Any shipping outside this boundary shall result in the appropriate increase in shipping rates for the buyer.