Our Collection

The Cincinnati Type & Print Museum has a large collection of presses and other printing equipment. We also have over 250 drawers of foundry type, various specimens of wood type, numerous woodcuts and printing plates, as well as a library and archival collection dating back to the late 1700s.

Our Current Equipment Roster

Iron Hand Presses


Platen Presses

  • Chandler & Price 7x11 “Old Style” (1887)

  • Chandler & Price 7x11 “Old Style” (Circa 1887)

  • Chandler & Price 8x12 “Old Style” (1900) - In Storage

  • Chandler & Price 8x12 “New Style” (1928)

  • Chandler & Price 10x15 “Old Style” (1909) - In Storage

  • Chandler & Price 10x15 “New Style” (1923)

  • Chandler & Price 12x18 “New Style” (1917)

  • Chandler & Price 12x18 Craftsman (1948)

  • Original Heidelberg "Windmill" - In Storage


Cylinder Presses

  • Miehle Vertical V-50 - In Storage

  • Original Heidelberg Cylinder - In Storage


Table-top Presses

  • Baumgarten Baltimore No. 11

  • Chandler & Price Pilot “Old Style”

  • Hohner Model D (ALFA II) 9x12

  • Kelsey Excelsior 3x5 (1948)

  • Kelsey Excelsior Mercury Model 3x5 (1958)

  • Sigwalt Chicago No. 10

  • S. B. Feuerstein & Co. Automatic Press


Showcard and Proof Presses

  • 2 Poco No. 0 Proof Presses – 12x18”

  • Showcard Model DFS Press – 30x45”

  • Signpress Showcard & Poster Machine – 14x28”


Hot-Metal Typesetting

  • Ludlow Typograph (1950)

  • Ludlow Typograph (1954)


Bindery Equipment

  • Acme Steel Company Model A Stitcher

  • Hickok Book Press

  • Latham Monitor “20th Century” Stitcher

  • Rosback “Pony Six” Punching Machine


Miscellaneous:

  • Cast-Iron Copy Press (No Maker's Mark)

  • Elliott-Fisher Book Typewriter

  • Hammond (Hill-Curtis) Trim-O-Saw

  • Kwikprint Gold Stamping Machine

  • Monarch Pathfinder Model P Marking Machine

If you have equipment you think we would be interested in, please visit our "Donate" page

You may also be interested in the Cincinnati Press Project