1865 R. Hoe and Co. Copy or Book Press

1865 R. Hoe and Co. Copy or Book Press
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Price: $425.00

Description

Description: We offer a mid-19th century cast iron copy press manufactured by R. Hoe and Company. The press stands at 17 ¾” tall, 13 ½” wide and 11 ⅜” deep. Impressively, it retains much of the original paint and gold pin striping and inscriptions: “R. Hoe and Co, Patent 1865, New York.” Item #DA00216.

R. Hoe & Company was a New York City based printing press manufacturer established by Peter Smith, Matthew Smith, and their brother-in-law, English emigrant Robert Hoe, in 1805 as Smith, Hoe & Company.

Condition: Some minor paint loss, good, untouched condition.Local pick up only or buyer arranges for shipping (75 Lbs.)