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Started by Mechanic, March 08, 2015, 07:08:55 AM

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Mechanic

A man came into Pimpama with this sample. He has cabinets full of these matrices. What they are used for I have no idea. Is it some form of matrix for intaglio printing.








George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA


Mechanic

Are they Thompson Monotype suppercaster display mats ?
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA

Mechanic

I believe I know what they are. I'll see if someone else comes up with a definite answer.
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA


Eric Holub

These are patterns for engraving signs with a pantograph. Right-reading.

Mechanic

That was my conclusion, after some internet searches. I have never seen these machines working,
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA

John Nixon


Our local bootmaker/engraver has one of these. Very cool, very manual and great for engraving door signs in Formica.

John

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