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Printing workshops on a unique printing machine from the 19th century

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During the 10th Night of Museums at the Printing Museum in Nowy Targ it was possible to take part in typographic workshops conducted on the Austrian Helbig & Müller in Wien printing press from 1848. The works took place i.a. on elastomeric forms CONTI LaserLine CML 1.72 mm from PHOENIX Xtra Print Polska, BU M&MR Trading Polska Sp. z o.o.

 

The workshops, which were a printing journey in time, were conducted by Janusz Karpiński (owner of the Sotilo company) and Eryk Woźniak (a technologist and production manager of LIBRA-Print in Łomża), who managed to revitalize the historic fast press constructed by Christian Leo Müller in the first half XIX century. It is a copy of a flat, single-turn, alloy-cylindrical machine for letterpress printing. It is referred to as the "Rolls-Royce of printing".

 

We encourage you to read the history of the machine and the details of the revitalization work that we have already written about at the link below:

 

https://www.pxp.com.pl/rewitalizacja-unikalnej-maszyny-drukarska-z-xix-wieku,253,pl.html

 

The report from the workshops and the historical machine at work can be viewed on the websites of Nowotarska Telewizja Kablowa:

 

https://nowytarg24.tv/10-noc-muzeow-w-nowym-targu-z-maszyna-drukarska-w-roli-glownej/

https://youtu.be/JUz-u6qpsq4  (material from 3: 45-11: 00)

 

We had a great pleasure to design the posters "Greetings from Gdynia", which you can see in the material and which were printed on a historic Helbig & Müller in Wien machine thanks to our CONTI LaserLine CML 1.72 mm forms.

 

We are proud that PHOENIX Xtra Print Polska could participate in such a great project!

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