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Ashantilly Press, Darien, GA.
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Ashantilly Press, Darien, GA.
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@DREAMSCAPE.COM>
- Date: Sun, 2 Nov 1997 10:14:48 -0500
- Message-Id: <199711021519.HAA20048@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Can anyone help? Please reply directly to the original sender...
>From: "Ann R. Davis" <anndavis@GATE.NET>
>Subject: Ashantilly Press, Darien, GA.
>Date: Sat, 1 Nov 1997 21:52:08 -0500
>X-Mailer: Microsoft Internet Mail 4.70.1155
>Sir: I don't know if you have ever heard of the above small press (listed
>as one of the fine printing presses in GA), but Mr. Wm. Haynes, printer and
>owner of the Ashantilly estate, press, etc. has donated his home, press and
>etc. in a life trust to be used as an educational center. We would like to
>get the press operational again, but the automatic feed is not working.
>Mr. Haynes says it could just be that the pump needs cleaning, but then
>again, it may need a part. We need someone who knows something about this
>kind of press, or presses in general, to give us some advice or to work on
>the press. It is a Chandler & Price job press made in Cleveland, Ohio, with
>automatic job feeder Brantzen & Kluge R1238. I hope this "clicks" with
>someone. Would you please advise us where we might turn for help or ask
>your list members? We would certainly appreciate any assistance. Thank
>Ann R. Davis
>> In schoen gebunden Buechern blaettert man gern. <<
Peter D. Verheyen <wk> 315.443.9937 <fax> 315.443.9510