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Linotypes in Mongolia

Started by John Nixon, May 09, 2020, 08:28:11 AM

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John Nixon

Hi all:

At www.theprintingmuseu.org.nz we were recently contacted by a person with information from various Russian publications on printing in the days of letterpress.

Amongst it was a series of photos of Linotypes in Mongolia.

Can anyone identify the models, the date the photo was taken is underneath (where available).

Enjoy and more to come as he is now on the trail of things Chinese.

Cheers, and stay safe, John




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Dave Hughes

Sorry for the late reply John, but I'm pretty sure that after some zooming in on the nameplates (the one on the distributer bar), they are most likely Russian-built machines.
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Keri Szafir

There is one model N-14 Soviet linecaster at the Book Art Museum in Łódź, Poland - I haven't really worked on it there as I was focused on Monotype, plus it had some problem with a pump piston if I remember correctly.
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