Early Machines

Terry Foster sent in these superb pictures of early Machines, taken from an old book. The captions are also taken from the book.

The Kastenbein Typesetter
The Linotype Blower
The Square Base Linotype
The Linotype Model 1
The Reconstructed Linotype Model 1
The Linotype Model 2
The Linotype Model 3
The Linograph
The Linotype Model 4 (First Style)
The Linotype Model 4 (Second Style)
The Linotype Model 6

Reconstructed Model 1 Linotype

Reconstructed Model 1 Linotype

Reconstructed Model 1 Linotype with Light Magazine.

This machine produced type faces and bodies up to 14-point, in any measure up to 30 ems.

It was fitted with a light magazine which slid off the front of the machine so that another magazine could be substituted.

This model was supplied as a reconstructed machine only.


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