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Dave Seat's Linograph Project

Started by Dave Hughes, February 18, 2024, 12:45:33 PM

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Dave Hughes

It looks like Dave Seat, of Hot Metal Services has acquired a Linograph, complete with magazines and matrices, and is planning on restoring it back to working order.

From Facebook:




I would love to see one of these working! I would love to see some more pictures of the machine in the meantime, but haven't located any yet.
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Dave Hughes

There is quite a comprehensive article on the history and development of the Linograph machine on Metal Type here: The Linograph



Intriguingly, Terry Foster included this snippet of info in the article he wrote:

QuoteAn early Linograph machine, in working order but not having been operated for several years, is in the Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. It is a gas-pot heated model.
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