Beefchicken Industries

Letterpress Equipment Weights

Model Weight (lbs) Source
Arab
Foolscap Folio (13x9)1,34410
Crown Folio (15x10)1,45610
Baumgarten & Company
Baltimore No. 9157
Baltimore No. 10187
Baltimore No. 11207
Baltimore No. 12857
Baltimore No. 131257
Baltimore No. 142257
Chandler & Price
Craftsman 10x15 with Feeder2,700
Craftsman 12x18 with Feeder3,300
Cylinder 12x182,300
New Series 8x121,0502
New Series 10x151,5002
New Series 12x182,1002
New Series 14½x222,7002
New Series Pilot160
Old Series Pilot2002
Galley Proof Press No. 1 (10x13)2852
Galley Proof Press No. 2 (16x31)3752
19" Bench Top Paper Cutter3402
23" Lever Paper Cutter9502
26" Lever Paper Cutter1,1002
30" Lever Paper Cutter1,6002
30" Power Paper Cutter1,9002
32" Lever Paper Cutter1,6502
32" Power Paper Cutter2,0002
34" Power Paper Cutter2,1002
Elrod
Model D5603
Model E, Electric9403
Model E, Gas8603
Model F, Electric1,1003
Model F, Gas9403
Model K, Electric8004
Model K, Gas7504
Heidelberg
10x15 Platen Windmill2,3005
13x18 Platen Windmill4,9505
21x28 Cylinder10,3505
KSB6,6308
KSBA6,7008
Intertype
C1355011
C1-1,2,3 or 4s.m.427511
C2385011
C2-1,2,3 or 4s.m.457511
C3397511
C3-1,2,3 or 4s.m.470011
C4423011
C4-1,2,3 or 4s.m.495011
F2410011
G2410011
F2-2s.m., F2-4s.m., G2-2s.m., G2-4s.m.518011
F4448011
G4448011
F4-2s.m., F4-4s.m., G4-2s.m., G4-4s.m.572511
V369011
Monarch II442011
Monarch III444511
Monarch IV452011
Little Giant
Model 41,9006
Model 62,7307
Ludlow
Model M, Electric1,2004
Model M, Gas1,1404
Model S, Electric1,1704
Convertible 20 Case Matrix Cabinet4304
Supersurfacer2404
Mergenthaler Linotype
Comet3,13512
Model 11,92513
Model 5E2,80017
Model 5F3,22012
Model 294,27512
Model 305,12512
Model 313,84512
Model 324,98512
Model 334,03012
Model 345,37012
Model 354,46012
Model 365,38912
90 Channel Magazine, Brass, Empty52
90 Channel Magazine, Linolite, Empty33
90 Channel Magazine, Alumilite, Empty31
90 Channel Magazine, Wide, Brass, Empty5616
90 Channel Magazine, Wide, Alumilite, Empty3416
Miehle
V362,55014
V503,60015
Vandercook
15-19 Dry Offset Press17001
15-20 Dry Offset Press23001
15-21 Test Press18751
29-24G Power Proof Press50501
29-24A Power Proof Press61001
30-26 High Speed Double 4-Color Test Press16,8001
Power 219 Test Press31001
Universal I Power Test Press13001
Universal I Power Test Press, Adjustable Bed18001
Universal I Power Test Press14501
Universal I Power Test Press, Adjustable Bed19501
425 Short Run Press42001
Universal III Power Test Press19501
Universal III Power Test Press, Adjustable Bed25001
SP15 Hand Test Press7051
LO15 Letterpress-Offset Test Press1,4001
LO15 Letterpress-Offset Test Press, Power Drive1,5001
RO4-29 Rotary 4-Color Offset Test Press15,8501

Sources

  1. http://vandercookpress.info/years54-09.html
  2. Chandler & Price Printing Machinery and Equipment Catalog
  3. https://archive.org/details/LudlowSalesmensBook47WDWeightsDimensions
  4. PDF of unknown origin, 'Ludlow Weights and Measures.pdf'
  5. https://d1mkprg9bp64fp.cloudfront.net/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2012/10/heidelberg-hints.pdf
  6. littlegiant4.pdf
  7. https://d1mkprg9bp64fp.cloudfront.net/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2012/10/atf-little-giant-6-instructions.pdf
  8. https://d1mkprg9bp64fp.cloudfront.net/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2012/10/Baltimore-press.pdf
  9. https://d1mkprg9bp64fp.cloudfront.net/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2012/10/The-Original-Heidelberg-Cylinder-15.75_x22.5__18_x22.5__18_x24.5_.pdf
  10. http://www.briarpress.org/21755
  11. Intertype Sales Materials
  12. https://archive.org/details/LinotypeWeightsForExport
  13. https://archive.org/details/McCallLinotypeManual1898
  14. https://www.circuitousroot.com/artifice/letters/press/cr-stuff/miehle-v36-2016/index.html
  15. https://circuitousroot.com/artifice/letters/press/cr-stuff/raky-miehle-v50-2016/index.html
  16. http://www.metaltype.co.uk/downloads/LinotypeLine.pdf
  17. https://www.circuitousroot.com/artifice/letters/press/cr-stuff/quicklook/index.html
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