Welcome to the Bracken Press PRINT-workshop website

Individual courses for print-makers, in intaglio (etching, drypoint, aquatint)

& block printing & wood engraving  (lino-prints, surface printing) & letterpress


Established 1974.

Email  

Occassionally we hear of printing equipmwnt that is for sale, any item will appear here.


Equipment for sale:-






British Letterpress links below about Arab platen presses

Running an Arab

http://britishletterpress.co.uk/presses/platen-presses/the-arab/buying-building-and-running-an-arab/

Taking an Arab apart

http://britishletterpress.co.uk/presses/platen-presses/the-arab/taking-an-arab-apart/


A Britannia platen press before refurbishment
A Britannia platen press before refurbishment
Cheeks of the Britannia platen press.
Cheeks of the Britannia platen press.
Tympan of the Britannia Press
Tympan of the Britannia Press
After refurbishment Britannia press
After refurbishment Britannia press
Brass nameplate 412 of the Britannia Press
Brass nameplate 412 of the Britannia Press


Printing Press refurbishment


With over 40 years of experience of working with platen presses we have the knowledge and knowhow to fully restore printing presses from the 19th century, especially the iron presses of Albions, Columbians, Cogger and Britannia.



Occassionally we hear of printing presses that are for sale, do enqurie if you are looking for a particular press, we might be able to help.






Arab Crown Folio
Arab Crown Folio
Serial Number 

1714
Serial Number

1714
From the back with flywheel
From the back with flywheel
Platen & chase
Platen & chase
Spare chase
Spare chase
Arab Platen
Arab Platen
Triple rollers
Triple rollers
Left side from the back
Left side from the back
Left side from the back
Left side from the back
Close up left side
Close up left side
Close up of damage to third roller (clear) small hole, does not affect ink distribution
Close up of damage to third roller (clear) small hole, does not affect ink distribution
Rollers on ink platform
platen closed
Rollers on ink platform
platen closed
Nipping Press (book)
20.5 x 15 inches
(520 x 382 mm)

SOLD
Nipping Press (book)
20.5 x 15 inches
(520 x 382 mm)

SOLD
Nipping Press
20.5 x 15 inches
(520 x 382 mm)

SOLD
Nipping Press
20.5 x 15 inches
(520 x 382 mm)

SOLD
Albion Press
Bed size: 
9.75 x 12 inches
(238 x 305 mm

SOLD
Albion Press
Bed size:
9.75 x 12 inches
(238 x 305 mm

SOLD
Albion Press
Bed size: 
9.75 x 12 inches
(238 x 305 mm

SOLD
Albion Press
Bed size:
9.75 x 12 inches
(238 x 305 mm

SOLD

Albion Press

& Book ( nipping press)

Both now sold



WANTED

Cases of type and printing equipment