THIS PRESS HAS SOLD!
Josephine Press is selling a Griffin etching press. Josephine Press has been in operation in Santa Monica since 1984 and has a long established reputation for selling and restoring printmaking presses. Our master printer John Greco is skilled in the restoration and conditioning of presses.
Originally purchased in 1975 and located in Topanga Canyon, this press is in good condition and will be calibrated and reconditioned before it’s sold. This press will print up to a 30” x40” paper.
Comes with a full set of 3 blankets.
Asking price is $4,200, does not include delivery or crating.
Will move and help install within the LA area for an additional fee of $600
Please contact Josephine Press at email@example.com if you’re interested.
Overall Length: Fifty-five inches (55”)
Overall Width: Forty-two inches (42”)
Overall Height: Fifty-eight inches (58”)
Overall Weight: One thousand three hundred pounds approximately (1,300 lbs.)
Bed Length: Fifty-five inches (55”)
Bed Width: Thirty-two and one-half inches (32-1/2”)
Bed Thickness: One inch Benelux (1”)
Bed Height: Thirty-two inches (32”)
Bed Construction: Benelux bed with galvanized steel cover
Top Roller Length: Thirty-two and one-half inches (32-1/2”)
Top Roller Diameter: Eight and one-half inches (8-1/2”)
Top Roller Construction: The top roller is 8-1/2” extra heavy duty steel tubing. It is fabricated and has two steel inner disks that are welded for strength. The roller is machined and hard chrome plated for durability and to prevent rusting. The roller is mounted in two self-aligning ball bearing units.
Bottom Roller Length: Thirty-nine inches (39”)
Bottom Roller Diameter: Four and one-half inches (4-1/2”)
Bottom Roller Construction: The bottom roller is 4-1/2” solid steel and is mounted in self-aligning ball bearing units. These bearings, chosen for their durability, are maintenance free.
Frame: Steel tubing .188 inches bolted and welded
Drive System: The ease of hand cranking under any pressure is obtained by our superior gear reduction system that is enclosed in a custom cast aluminum gear guard. The bottom roller is four and one-half inches (4-1/2”) solid steel turning in heavy-duty, self-aligning ball bearings that are pre-lubed and sealed. Gear reduction is by a chain with a 1 to 7 gear reduction to the 4-1/2” bottom roller.
Finish: Automotive type finish
Bed Safety Stops: We have two aluminum safety stops on either end of the bed.