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Smyth Book Sewing Machine

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Thank you, Peter

>From: BPress@xxxxxxx
>Message-ID: <970628153112_-461199846@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: Book_Arts-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Smyth Book Sewing Machine
>The Letterpress Classifieds has received an ad for a Smyth Book Sewing
>Machine for sale. The owner says it is "(for linen stitch binding), Sr.
>No.140 circa 1917. Four arm (windmill) type of machine. It is very clean
>and appears to be complete. This is the classic fine book sewing machine
>of all time. Surprisingly, parts are still available for this machine
>from Smyth. $2,500."
>The owner is a collector as well as a machinery mover, and can assist in
>shipping his typesetting and bookbinding related equipment that he must
>sell.  I don't know anything about this kind of machine re the cost, but
>I know that the owner is anxious to sell his equipment and will
>A photo of the machine and an extensive list of other letterpress and
>book arts equipment can be seen on The Letterpress Classifieds at
>http://www.westnet.com/~bpress/fs.html,   see "Large Inventory of Printing
>Equipment. . . "
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