Art Platen Printing Press [Phoenix Presse]

J G Schelter and Giesecke, Manufacturer

Circa 1910
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Maker and Role
J G Schelter and Giesecke, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1910
Art Platen printing press mounted on cast iron frame, designed for printing illustration blocks. A small electric motor is fitted to the plinth and drives a belt flywheel. The cast iron flywheel is 900 mm in diameter. The press has a large steel cylinder fitted horizontally. A metal "T" bar system is located on the front. This has a round metal knob which, when pulled out, allows the "T" bar to engage. On the top right side is a cast iron operating wheel.
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
Paris Exhibition 1900 Grand Prize J.G.Schelter & Giesecke . Leipzig Maschinenfabrik
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Credit Line
J G Schelter and Giesecke. Circa 1910. Art Platen Printing Press [Phoenix Presse], 2004.327. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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