Guild of Book Workers Newsletter
Number 96
October 1994


Equipment Available

Hot stamping press: Kensol 36, 3-ton hand-operated; roll & leaf; 6" x 8" impression area; 9" depth of throat; 5" maximum opening. Comes with 4 wall lock-up chase and self centering pallet and 8-drawer typecase stand. $2,200 plus shipping & handling. Call Heinke Penske-Adam at (813) 698-1307 Mondays; (813) 475-9902 Tuesday through Friday.

Fortuna leather skiving machine with table and motor. Will skive 1 1/4". Asking $300, or will trade for a potdevin gluing machine or something similar. Call Daniel G. Knowlton at (401) 253-6460.

Cast iron standing press, in excellent condition. 21" x 15" platen. 13" daylight. Will send photo if desired. Bargain price, $1,000 (you arrange shipping). Also, barrel polisher (round), in excellent condition. $75. Contact Beverly Thompson at (202) 363-7525.

Supplies Available

Clasps and fittings for reconstructing historic bookbindings can be ordered from: Die Buchbinderei Muller, Kirchstrasse 49, D-76829 Landau, Germany. Abbey Newsletter says the January-February 1994 Restauro reports that they are in stock and a price list is available.

Museum Services Corp. moved October 1 to 1107 East Cliff Rd, Burnsville, MN 55337 (south of Minneapolis-St. Paul). In addition to selling their art, conservation equipment, they distribute for Archivart, Paper Technologies, Inc., University Products, and BookMakers International. The telephone numbers are (800) 672-1107 and (612) 895-5199. The latter is also the fax number.