Bill Ritchie Work in Virginia
 
in the

Mary B. Allen Collection

 

Pram Halfwood Press No. 110

Specifications: 2012. Pram Halfwood Press. Serial No. 60110. Specifications: Rollers are 1.5 x 6 and 5.5 inches top and bottom. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 17.5 inch polycarbonate (the standard) with steel rack; overall length is 17.5 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weight, about 14 lbs; drive wheel is 8 inches diameter in stainless steel. The bed is rack-driven, approximating a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Wood is solid American black walnut. The pressure screws are linked and synchronized. The press included two etching felts, user's manual plus a PressGhost flash drive and USB extension cable for connecting to a computer.


Artist's comment: Mary bought Pram Halfwood Press Number 110 from Cody Leeser. In 2012, before Cody ordered this press, I made a video with another press owner, Ron Myhre, as he was learning about the Pram Halfwood Presses and its PressGhost. The six-minute video below (from 2012) shows this.

 


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