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Posted 4 years ago

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potrero
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I bought this 20-drawer cabinet at the Alameda antique show. It is a wider cabinet than Hamilton normally made, because its designed to hold wood cut artwork rather than type. The drawers were lined with the original paper, black from decades of ink. Gerry Billings helped me put it on casters, and Barry C. helped scrape out the drawers.

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  1. laura, 4 years ago
    gorgeous!
  2. autumn feister, 4 years ago
    very nice potrero -- you inspired me to place a pic and share our printer's cabinet -- thanks for the info on hamilton -- they are a great resource along with their museum which we visited when we picked up ours -- use them as a resource when doing our restoration work for others
  3. duane, 4 years ago
    i have an old print cabinet made by hamilton manuf, do you know any place i can get info on it. Thanks
  4. david, 4 years ago
    i have access to someone selling one that is 7' tall and has 50 drawers, how much could this item be worth? i do have pictures of it
  5. paul bunnett, 4 years ago
    david, would be very intrested in seven foot 50 drawercabinet........................please have someone e mail me in regards to condition, price, and location as I live in my cottage on a lake in ontario.looking forward to hearing from someone. thanks for the posting and your help.
  6. SMD SMD, 4 years ago
    Wow! I have one single drawer from an old printer's cabinet. It was wired on the back to hang on a wall and I used to display miniatures in it.
  7. Loli, 3 years ago
    I am looking to buy an antique printer's cabinet but have found it hard to find here in NYC. Does anyone have any leads?

    Thanks!
  8. Peter, 3 years ago
    I have a very good condition 48 drawer Hamilton wood printers cabinet with the slanted work top. 72 inches long, 24 inches deep, 62 inches tall. I am looking for a value on it and any information as to age etc. I can email pictures.
  9. barbara, 3 years ago
    Peter would you please mail me pictures of your cabinent if you still have it I am looking for one. Or if anyone else might have one please contact me thanks.
  10. Bill, 3 years ago
    I have a beautiful Hamilton 48 drawer cabinet in perfect condition. It has the slanted top, any ideas on the value? Bill, Lancaster PA
  11. Debbie, 3 years ago
    I just bought a late 1800's Hamilton 20 drawer type tray complete with metal type. I want to restore it, but don't know if it will decrease its value or not. It's over 100 years old and looks it. It's dusty and hasn't had anything done to the finish or the brass handles that are now virtually black. Can I contact Hamilton about how to restore? Or someone else?
  12. Mystified, 3 years ago
    Have just posted a H W Caslon cabinet - take a look.

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