This is a term used in letterpress printing, which refers to a space reserved for the insertion of last-minute items. Every two years, AMR Logan Press produces a printed journal called Letterpress Today. Please ask for a copy when you visit Crown Works in Finedon.
Working on two iron hand presses: an attractive little Wood & Co. Albion from 1867 and a magnificent Columbian from thirty years earlier.
Patrick made a pattern and took it to one of our favourite foundries to have three gripper fingers cast in brass. Guy finished them on the milling machine and Patrick polished them ready to be fitted by Giles and Theo.
Patrick and Guy took a trip to local steel stockholders and came back with some big heavy steel offcuts to make a bracket for an Albion bed. It will be drilled in position and fitted by Giles and Theo.