Re: Looking for some help....
A lot of the older offset equipment is in the same situation
letterpress equipment was twenty to thirty years ago. No one wants
it. Where are you located? Can't help you with an institutional
donation unless I have that information. You never know, someone
might be interested. But it would be useful to put your name and some
contact information on these emails.
Don't know if it would help but if you are in the San Francisco area
you could try a post on the Yahoo groupsite sfletterpress. Or of you
are familiar with the Letpress listserv try a post there. There are
also some offset printing listservs that I've come across in
searches. Or place an ad at Briarpress.com. You can find info there
on how to enroll at Letpress there as well. There are also some
printers equipment sites where you can put ads.
I remember there were some suggestions re eBay in reply here. Doubt
you'd get results with what you are trying to unload here.
It is a bit easier to acquire the stuff than it is to try to get rid
of it en masse. Especially if you are trying to recover some of your
--- In PPLetterpress@y..., "brash_pilot29" <south_tray@y...> wrote:
> Small independent print shop is clearing older but still working
> equipment. Items are: Chief 15 blue model 10x15 press w/original
> instruction manual and parts catalogue, Argyle 18- 18" Process
> Camera, AB Dick III Offset Plate Maker, Nuarc Plate Burner (table
> top), Velo Caser 7151 book binder and a Martin Yale MC-6 mini
> I was told via. email that all this is worth absolutely nothing. I
> find it hard to believe that all this stuff would have to be sent to
> the junk pile. Anybody know of a web site/link where this stuff could
> be sold cheap?
> I mean, everything is COMPLETELY OPERABLE, its seems perfect for
> somebody to start a printing buiness...it was for me.
> Any ideas??