Hot pots lead to museum reopening
Hot pots lead to museum reopening

They have been firing up the pots on three hot-metal linecasters at the Penrith Museum of Printing again following a major renovation and extension.

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It's 1913, and a bold voyage of discovery in print is beginning...
It's 1913, and a bold voyage of discovery in print is beginning...

Sydney print recruitment consultant James Cryer tells the intimate story of a printing industry in the midst of dramatic change, as related in in the personal diary of his grandfather.

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Pressgang tour and lunch a chance to see renovated museum
Pressgang tour and lunch a chance to see renovated museum

A meeting of Sydney Pressgang at Penrith Museum of Printing in September will be an opportunity for those interested to see the newly-renovated museum 'in action'.

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Wayzgoose weekend brings Wimble's print history alive
Wayzgoose weekend brings Wimble's print history alive

The name of inkmaker and typefounder Frederick Wimble is writ large on Good Friday week when an inaugural lecture and the return of a traditional wayzgoose brings print fans to Armidale, NSW.

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Movie block collectors face a multimillion bonanza
Movie block collectors face a multimillion bonanza

A heartening tale about the value of tangible print history comes with the US$10 million valuation of a collection of old letterpress printing blocks.

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Rare Kiwi Cossars win stay of execution, thanks to NZME
Rare Kiwi Cossars win stay of execution, thanks to NZME

With a stay of execution on its present location, there are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee to make plans and raise funds.

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First donations come in to save the Kiwi Cossars
First donations come in to save the Kiwi Cossars

Contributions have begin to come in to a fund to restore the Kiwi Cossars, with a Pahiatua pensioner first to make a donation.

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Urgent call to help save rare Kiwi Cossars
Urgent call to help save rare Kiwi Cossars

There are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee to make plans and raise funds.

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Greymouth recovers its letterpress heritage
Greymouth recovers its letterpress heritage

Letterpress is back at New Zealand's Greymouth Star, 38 years after the newspaper abandoned hot-metal typesetting.

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'Preserving the past' gets a $75,000 SWUG boost
'Preserving the past' gets a $75,000 SWUG boost

Amid continuing plant closures, Australia's Single Width Users Group has "put in" to ensure that traditional printing crafts and machinery are preserved.

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Peter Coleman: Cossar tales
Peter Coleman: Cossar tales

It was the 'new technology' of its day, but only two or three presses now remain.

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