French Cast Iron Book Press, Early 1900s For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 20 images

French Cast Iron Book Press, Early 1900s

About

A large industrial antique cast iron and brass book press, French, circa 1900. Sturdy iron build with lightly molded square base, two stout posts joined by a thick lintel, and iron press plate connected to the manual screw controlled by wide handles. The iron has a wonderful patina throughout. Both handles are large brass balls, with brass fixtures around the screw and at the plate. Two holes on the base for table mounting. It's a beautiful, functioning piece. The maximum size that can be pressed is 10.5" by 11.25", approximately 2.75" thick.

Details

  • Condition Details
    Very good antique condition with light variation in color and a few minor rust spots, some small dings on the brass handles.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 17 in. x W 16 in. x D 16 in.H 43.18 cm x W 40.64 cm x D 40.64 cm
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Seller Reference Number
    DD50
  • Reference Number
    LU869012181653
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

5 / 5
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2009
Located in Austin, TX
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
French Cast Iron Book Press, Fortin & Co, Early 1900s
French Cast Iron Book Press, Fortin & Co, Early...
Early 20th Century French Industrial More Desk Accessories
Iron
A handsome antique cast iron book press by Fortin & Co in Paris, French, circa 1900. The iron was once painted a metallic copper which has been worn through by a century of use, leav...
Black Forged Iron Book Press, France, Early 1900s
Black Forged Iron Book Press, France, Early 1900s
Early 20th Century French Industrial Books
Iron
A black forged iron Industrial book press from the early 1900s. Beautiful patina on the iron. Squat shape with an Industrial aesthetic. The base is square with light molding. Curved,...
Black Cast Iron and Brass Scale by Joseph Beranger, Early 1900s
Black Cast Iron and Brass Scale by Joseph Beran...
Early 20th Century French Industrial Scientific Instruments
Brass, Iron
An attractive 10 Kilo cast iron and brass scale by Joseph Beranger, French, circa 1900. Black iron base with lovely molded edges, shapely iron arms, wide brass pans, and a detailed b...
French Fabric Store Scale in Walnut with Marble Top, 1900s
French Fabric Store Scale in Walnut with Marble...
Early 20th Century French Industrial Scientific Instruments
Brass, Marble, Walnut
A wonderful walnut and marble fabric scale, French, circa 1900. The walnut base has gilt trim on its faces and sides, and canted corners with mahogany veneer for accent. A lightly ve...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries