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Westman & Baker Hand Platen - from the Howard Iron Works Collection

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Westman & Baker Hand Platen Press - Toronto, Ontario

Age: 1882, Serial No. 458, Bed size:  10" x 15"

Few printing machines were manufactured in the Dominion of Canada. This Westman & Baker is a virtual copy of George Gordon’s “New Style” platen. Built in Toronto, W & B also manufactured paper cutters of the hand lever design and were also very similar to those produced by the Howard Iron Works of Buffalo, NY.

Westman & Baker Hand Platen Press - Toronto, Ontario


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10" x 15"



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