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Rogers Typograph

Started by Mechanic, February 14, 2015, 09:15:48 PM

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Mechanic

Wayne Messell, another Australian Linotype mechanic, found this interesting German video of a print shop which includes an operating Rogers Typograph. The site also includes an interesting photo of the machine, which I have included.



http://youtu.be/4b-PDAqoaWM



George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA


Dave Hughes

Nice find George, I don't think I've seen a video of a Rogers Typograph in action before.

Also liked the comp swigging from a bottle of beer, about 40 seconds in!
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John Cornelisse

A film like this could easily be made in the Druckkunst Museum in Leipzig,

this museum has a lot of machines, that still are operated. Linecasters, Monotype machines... and of course the typographs that survived there, with several sets of matrices.

their website is: www.druckkunst-museum.de/

did all of you ever heard of a "Victorline" ? that machine resembles in many objects a linotype/intertype machine...

see: http://www.druckkunst-museum.de/Composing_Techniques/articles/403.html



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George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA

Randy

Thanks for posting that video. I had not seen such a machine in action.

Randy
New Douglas, Illinois

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