Ornate Antique 19th C Cast Iron Classical Dolphin Bookbinders Book Binders Press For Sale
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Ornate Antique 19th C Cast Iron Classical Dolphin Bookbinders Book Binders Press

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Very unique and historically important antique cast iron dolphin book/copy press. The piece features intricate supports with dolphins and fluted columns, and acanthus accented base. The press is very substantial and heavy, and though it does not have any markings, it is believed to be by Russell Erwin Manufacturing Co.

Details

  • Of the Period
    American Classical
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Period
    1860-1869
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastIron
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 16 in. x W 18 in. x D 11.5 in.H 40.64 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 29.21 cm
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    LU93416940733
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