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The Baltimore #11 Press

Here are a couple views of my first letterpress, a Baltimore #11. It was made by either by the J.F.W. Dorman Company or Baumgarten, both of Baltimore sometime between about 1885 and the early 1900’s.

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Other than the rollers, which will need to be replaced, this press is in perfect working order. This view also shows my small box of dingbats, the only type I now possess.

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It’s such a beautiful little press that if I never print a thing with it, I’ll still be glad I own it. Let’s hope it gets vigorous use soon though.