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Albion printing press

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1866.
Hand-operated printing press made from iron and featuring varnished wooden handles. The press is painted black with gold, red and blue detail. The legs of the press are shaped and painted to resemble animal feet. The maker's name and place of manufacture is embossed on the metal above the plate. The printer's name is engraved on a small gold plaque, also positioned above the plate. The press uses a toggle for leverage and employs a spring to raise the platen. The printing press sits on an original grey-painted timber stand.
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