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This a turn of the century R. Hoe cast iron press approx. 22 by 29 platen with a rack and pinion instead of a rounce , and the platen has been thickened for rigidity making it quite strong and reliable. The Cincinnati pres I worked on, in the attachment, an earlier model had a thin platen with large fin braces could still print a large folio the size of a sheet of Roma handmade laid.
Also attached are some cases of hand type from the bank, galleys, and a form.
The sideways galley has Ludlow lines in it. I'll correct it at some point.
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Here are some sticks showing matrices in line and a specimen sheet, not sure if it will appear large enough, but will scan anew if need be.
The fun in the Ludlow is the setting or composing is much like setting cast type or foundry type by hand in a composing stick. one gets to adjust word space and some letter space and ligature mats are available as well as some swash.