Welcoming the Pearl Improved

This weekend my fiancée and I went out to Erving, Massachusetts and met a Golding #11 Pearl Improved looking for a new home and a scrubbing with rust remover and a wire brush. This means that Illuma Letterpress now has expanded by about 700 pounds of cast iron.
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An order has been placed at tar heel roller for two new composition rollers and the search begins for a treadle and linkage and dinner must be bought for my brother and our friend Drew for helping me transport the press.