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Kelsey Model 5x8 Printing
                                      Press
John Chase - Sr. & Jr.
 
5x8 Kelsey Excelsior
Printing Press
plus type and miscellaneous
For Sale near Cleveland, Ohio
(available as of 10/1/2017)
Best offer - a $1000+ value)



Kelsey Model 5x8 Printing
                                      Press
Press is in very good condition, but will need new rollers.
includes everything you will need to begin printing... except for the rollers...

John Chase Jr. wrote us:
"Selling my press.
Excelsior Mercury model 5x8. Model "P"

I have a model P (5x8)in very good shape except a dried up roller. It was my late father's and has been in clean storage for many years. I want to sell it but would like to find a buyer in the Cleveland,Ohio area so they could pickup. If you know of someone please let me know. Thank You - John Chase

Kelsey
                            Model 5x8 Printing Press

5x8 Kelsey Excelsior Printing Press in search of a new home.

A COMPLETE PRINTERS KIT - AND EVERYTHING IS LIKE NEW

All you need to add is a set of new rollers and some tympan paper.

Th
is press was used by Mr. Chase Sr. to print things at home. It was purchased new from Kelsey and includes the following:

includes three - very clean - type cases holding 8, 12 & 14 point type -
Type in Clean Kelsey
                  2/3 sized case
- as well as some new, unopened fonts in packages:

Kelsey Model 5x8
                              Printing Press Type in Casesfonts wrapped in brown paper labeled:
  • 14 pt spaces & quads
  • 12 pt spaces & quads
  • 8 pt spaces & quads

12 pt No.85 12 regular NE Type

new in original Kelsey packages:
  • 8 point No 6-8 lowercase
  • 6 point No 3BC6 caps & figures
  • 6 point No 4BC6 caps & figures
  • 6 point spaces & quads
  • 6 point spaces & quads

Also:

  • 3 Megil Flexible Tongue Gauge Pins
  • quads
  • furniture
  • brass rule
  • chase bar
  • old rollers in box
  • black ink - opened but barely used and still soft (usable)
  • composing stick
  • packages of 2 point leads x 8" 15-20
  • tweezers & bodkin
  • Kelsey Printer's Guide
  • Kelsey Catalog (50's)
  • Kelsey Printer's Helper #286-1955

THIS IS A COMPLETE PRINTERS KIT - AND EVERYTHING IS LIKE NEW





Press appears to be in very good to excellent condition

Press is as-is near Cleveland, Ohio
Needs only rollers to begin printing.



Pleasecontact us

to pass an offer to Mr. Chase for this press and full kit.

available for pickup near Cleveland.
Shipping is not an option




 
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