An antique book binding press. Large and very heavy. Can be fixed down to a work top.
Makers mark / hallmarks: Chappee Fils Le Mans
Sourced: in Normandy, France
Age: circa 1800-1850’s
Materials: metal to include iron, bronze, copper and/or brass
Size roughly: 40 x 38 x 26 cm – 16 x 15 x 10 inches
Condition: in antique condition with signs of previous use and display, tarnish and patina, signs of centuries of use, fully functional, would polish up very nicely if you liked the shiny look
Weight: 20 kg+ (Shipping is high I am afraid due to weight. Ask about possible cheaper options if you are not in a rush)