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Thompson-British Installation & Operator's Manual

Started by Dave Hughes, December 10, 2007, 01:30:18 PM

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Dave Hughes

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A nice clean readable copy of this to download is much appreciated. Does anyonehave a copy of the parts list for the machine that could be posted up here in pdf format too?

Jeff Zilles [jeffo]

Black Model or Grey Model ??

There are some differences - some subtle - some not so !!



Mine is in storage at present while I'm rebuilding, and pretty hard to access, but I think it's the grey version, so a parts list for that one would be particularly useful. However, I also know a couple of owners whose machines are black, so both versions would be really useful.

Ken Smith

Seeing the pictures of the Thompson-British Automatic Platen brought back a touch of nostalia for me. In the early early 1960's when I was a Ships Printer for Cunard we had a Thompson and a hand fed Chandler-Price on every ship that had a Print shop onboard, I found it a very easy machine to operate and quite versatile regarding the stock that it could handle. All of them were painted grey but of various ages. 


Go to the very top of the page and just under the photo you will see the line
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Just click on the words "Click here" and it should download.
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast

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