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Gale & Polden, Aldershot

Started by Autospacer, July 10, 2011, 07:39:38 AM

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In 1979 I did a three-month contract stint working for Gale & Polden in Aldershot, working as a typesetter. I think the machines were Linotypes. The offices and machine shop were located on the ground floor and we were above them on the second floor. One job I recall setting in 4 3/4 point type, was run-on ads for a magazine called The Field.
Is there anyone out there that has any photos of the inside of the G&P works? I have found a couple of pictures on the web of the outside of the building only, prior to demolition.

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