Bookbinding

New Book Press

25 juli 2013

Yesterday I bought a really good and very heavy bookpress. The press has been manufactured
by Karl Krause from Leipzig – Germany. This company was founded in 1855 and has been very
important for the development of bookbinding. Karl Krause invented new devices for stack cutting, book presses and cardboard scissors.
Unfortunately I can’t find any information on the internet about H.B. Ydo Machinehandel, the Dutch firm that sold this press.

  

 

Information about Karl Krause:
http://www.buchbinderei-koester.de/de/news/details/2009-03-20_Maschinenbau+Karl+Krause,+ein+Wegbereiter+der+modernen+Buchbinderei.html

http://www.maschinenzoo.ch/index.php?/root/karl-krause/

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2 Comments

  • Reply Ryan Prendergast 9 augustus 2015 at 19:20

    what do you think the weight is?

  • Reply Corina de Vette 9 augustus 2015 at 19:22

    I don't know, but when we moved it … it was a hell of a job 🙂

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