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Vandercook 219

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  • Linda Dare
    Katie: We have a Vandercook 219 in our letterpress lab at Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles I have somecopies of info on it and can send you copies.
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 4, 2002
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      Katie: We have a Vandercook 219 in our letterpress lab at Otis College of Art &
      Design in Los Angeles
      I have somecopies of info on it and can send you copies. If you are still in
      need of this send me your address. Let me know soon as our semester is over
      next week and we are closed.
      Linda

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      > Topics in this digest:
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      > 1. Asbern/219 info?
      > From: Katie Harper <knharper@...>
      > 2. Re: Asbern/219 info?
      > From: "Gerald Lange" <bieler@...>
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      > Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 13:00:58 -0500
      > From: Katie Harper <knharper@...>
      > Subject: Asbern/219 info?
      >
      > I'm going to be teaching a letterpress class at the Cincinnati Art Academy
      > in the spring. They have an Asbern (model no. unknown) and a Vandercook 219.
      > Does anyone out there have any information on these two presses, ie,
      > manuals, sources for parts, etc.? I wrote to NA Graphics (assuming that they
      > would have stuff at least on the 219), but have not received an answer yet.
      >
      > I used these two presses during a short workshop last fall, and both had
      > problems of one sort or another, but I think they could be brought up to
      > speed with new rollers, a few adjustments and a bit of oil and general care.
      > They have apparently been abused at the hands of unsupervised students for
      > some time. I have not had a chance to really put them through their paces
      > and run some tests to see what all needs to be done. Hope to get to that in
      > the next couple of weeks.
      >
      > Any help appreciated. Thanks!
      >
      > Katie Harper
      > Ars Brevis Press
      > Cincinnati, OH
      > 513-233-9588
      > http://www.arsbrevispress.com
      >
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      > Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 18:09:29 -0000
      > From: "Gerald Lange" <bieler@...>
      > Subject: Re: Asbern/219 info?
      >
      > > I'm going to be teaching a letterpress class at the Cincinnati Art
      > Academy
      > > in the spring. They have an Asbern (model no. unknown) and a
      > Vandercook 219.
      > > Does anyone out there have any information on these two presses, ie,
      > > manuals, sources for parts, etc.? I wrote to NA Graphics (assuming
      > that they
      > > would have stuff at least on the 219), but have not received an
      > answer yet.
      > >
      >
      > The Vandercook manuals are available in photocopy form from NA
      > Graphics. The Asbern and Challenge etc are extremely hard to find.
      > Would be useful if those folks who do have them would scan them and
      > put them up in the Files section here. Note: you can't put up files
      > that are currently protected by copyright or other trade legalities. I
      > believe the Vandercook manuals are.
      >
      > Gerald
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