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Australia's working and teaching museum of typography and printing located at Footscray, Victoria. Specialising in retention of traditional printing, both the equipment and the knowledge.

The Vandercook SP 15 Press

This press is the Vandercook SP15 model. That stands for "simple precision, 15 inch width". Probably made around 1960. It is our most popular press with our visitors that have qualified and wish to print some invites or posters up to around A3.

Letterpress type, whether very small text or large poster-size letters, can be printed in any colour. Quite often this involves mixing your own exact color from two or more cans of ink. "Can" be messy but an enjoyable challenge.

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