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Ray Loomis on American History TV

Started by Dave Hughes, November 15, 2012, 10:34:15 PM

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Dave Hughes

Ray Loomis appears on American TV this Sunday at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

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QuoteDebuts November 18 at 8am, 7pm & 10pm ET: Schedule Information: http://www.c-span.org/History/ 83 year-old Ray Loomis has worked in the printing industry since he was 15. American History TV visited the Baltimore Museum of Industry where's he's a volunteer to see a demonstration of historic printing methods and machines.


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Dan Williams

Say that is a very new version of model 8 that Mr. Loomis is operating. Definitely blue streak era, probably late forties or even early fifties. Notice the "comet-style" electric pot that definitely suggests early 1950s. I have been told that Mergenthaler produced model 8s and 14s at the same time it came out with the models 31 and 32 in the early fifties.

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