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4242RE: [PPLetterpress] Re: Rollers

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  • David Goodrich
    May 14, 2005
      Theo Rehak has Victor Hammer's press and might know what rollers he used.
      One thing I do know is that he used ingenious roller bearers that could be
      lifted out of the form after inking each impression without disturbing the

      -----Original Message-----
      From: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com [mailto:PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com]On
      Behalf Of Gerald Lange
      Sent: Saturday, May 14, 2005 4:14 AM
      To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: Rollers

      Hey Alex

      More importantly, what ink did he use? Best hand presswork I've ever seen.


      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, alex brooks <alexbrooks@U...> wrote:
      > re: victor hammer's rollers
      > I'm not sure, but I'd say that victor used rubber rollers because all
      > the hand rollers at the King Library press are rubber.
      > although, hand inking on a washington press would minimize the negative
      > qualities of composition rollers
      > i'll try to find a more definitive answer
      > -alex
      > > I'd kind of
      > > like to know what Victor Hammer used myself. Likely composition.

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