The Platen Press Museum

3051 Sheridan Road
Zion, IL 60099


The Platen Press Museum is the collection of Paul Aken:

Books on Printing

Bindery Equipment

Composing Sticks

Copying Presses

Craftsman Memorabilia

Cylinder Presses

Etching Presses

Hand Bookbinding Tools & Equipment

Hand Set Metal Type

ITU Memorabilia

Linecasting Machines (Linotype, Ludlow, Monotype, APL)

Multigraph Machines

Pewter Printing Figurines

Platen Presses

Printing For The Blind

Quoins and Quoin Keys

Toy/Minature Presses

Type Case Handles & Type High Gauges

Wood Type

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