Black Cast Iron Book Press, circa 1900 For Sale
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Black Cast Iron Book Press, circa 1900


Black cast iron book press with gold decoration. Square base. Screw mechanism with ball shaped handles, circa 1900. Pressing plate holds 9" x 11.5" book or object to be flattened. The press is 18" H when the plate is lifted all the way. Weighs 50 lbs if not a bit more.


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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    well worn, but still functional.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 13.5 in. x W 15.5 in. x D 10.25 in.H 34.29 cm x W 39.37 cm x D 26.04 cm
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
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Located in Hudson, NY
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