Press - Book Binding

J Greig and Sons, Manufacturer

Late 19th Century
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Maker and Role
J Greig and Sons, Manufacturer
Production Date
Late 19th Century
Description
Book binding press - Double Elephant.
J Greig and Sons Book Press / standing press, late 19th century.
Pressure is applied by means of a platen which is usually powered by turning a screw, first by hand, then with a short bar and, finally, in operations requiring very great pressure, by means of a long pin. The size and weight of this type of press permits exertion of very great pressure.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
J. GREIG & SONS / EDINBURGH Maker's Plate
R967/78 Sticker
Accession No
1978.967
Credit Line
J Greig and Sons. Late 19th Century. Press - Book Binding, 1978.967. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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