For Sale: Poco No. 0 Zero Proofing Press
- For Sale in Port Townsend, Washington: Poco No. 0 "Zero" Proofing Press, $950.
This vintage 1920's proofing press, serial no. G2105, is in good working order with a smooth action. It has been cleaned and lubricated. The gear track and cylinder gear teeth are clean and complete. This press has a detachable feed table and includes the pin wrench. Original Hacker Mfg. metal frame cabinet comes with wooden shelves.
The bed pins have been removed on the right end to allow a galley to be slid onto it. There is a chip out of the bed casting at the bed stop that does not affect operation. Before we acquired the press in the 90's, the crank was repaired in two spots.
Nominal bed size 12 by 18 inches.
Press dimensions in use on cabinet 52" W x 27 1/4" D x 51" H
Press dimensions for shipping 33 1/2" W x 25" D x 14 1/2" H
Cabinet 30 1/4" W x 20" D x 31 1/2" H
Approximate Weight: Press 210 Lbs, Cabinet 120 Lbs.
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Asking price $950 complete, FOB Port Townsend, Washington. Port Townsend is about a 2-hour trip by ferry and road northwest of Seattle.
Packing and shipping to be arranged.
For pictures, go to the Briar Press Classified Ads: http://www.briarpress.org/28152
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