Equipment we have and use at the Excelsior Press

The American Iron Hand Press
used by
The Hunterdon County Democrat
Flemington, NJ.
In use until March, 1949

America Iron Hand PRess Press Used by The Hunterdon County Democrat, Flemington, NJ until 1949

Iron Hand Press used by the Hunterdon County Democrat
used to print newspapers until 1949
Now on display in their front office in Flemington, NJ

Last paper printed on this press - 1949

The last newspaper printed on this press
The Milford (NJ) Leader. March 17, 1949

Iron Hand Press viewed from operator's side

Operator's side view

Iron hand press viewed from far side

inker's side view

Iron hand press toggle mechanism

toggle mechanism of the iron hand press

Iron hand press bed crank mechanism

bed crank mechanism.

update 10/4/2014: HDC is donating this press to the
Holcome-Jimison Farmstead Museum
in Lambertville, NJ