Typesetter's Tray, Printing Block Organizer, Wood Drawer, Printer's Tray, Re-Purpose as Knick Knack #knickknack
Typesetter's Tray, Printing Block Organizer, Wood Drawer, Printer's Tray, Re-Purpose as Knick KnackWonderful old drawer liner used by printers or typesetters to store their printing blocks. This came out of a larger cabinet and was just one of dozens of drawers. Alas, I was only able to save a few as the condition of the rest had deteriorated. Most of the trays in the cabinet were probably from the 1890 to 1920 period, but I think this one was made more recently and was probably a replacement tray. This one is likely from the 1960s or 1970s. Many of the other trays were marked "THE HAMILTON MFG CO. TWO RIVERS WIS" but this one is not marked. The tray measures 17 3/8" long by 4 3/4" wide and it is 1 1/8" deep. Each of the slots is a slightly different size, probably intentionally, because this was hand made. It weighs about 1 pound. In decent condition.FREE shipping within the United States. I'll gladly combine shipping with other items whenever possible. For shipment elsewhere, please contact me for a shipping quote.