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French Cast Iron Book Press, Early 1900s

circa: Early 1900s
origin: France
height: 17"
width: 16"
depth: 16"
reference: DD50

price: $1,950

A large industrial antique cast iron and brass book press, French circa 1900. Sturdy iron build with lightly molded square base, two stout posts joined by a thick lintel, and iron press plate connected to the manual screw controlled by wide handles. The iron has a wonderful patina throughout. Both handles are large brass balls, with brass fixtures around the screw and at the plate. Two holes on the base for table mounting. It's a beautiful, functioning piece. The maximum size that can be pressed is 10.5" by 11.25", approximately 2.75" thick.

Negrel Antiques | Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas 78703
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