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A Jobbing Press
is a printing press
A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium , thereby transferring the ink...
common in the 19th and 20th centuries. The press is meant to be operated by a pressman working on small jobs, as opposed to long print runs or newspaper work. A printer with a jobber would most commonly print personal stationery, handbills, or other small printing jobs. The jobbing press has been largely replaced by the copy machine for small and medium runs, and by the desktop computer for personal stationery.
The jobber is the preferred press for letterpress printers who now produce high-end prints (often wedding invitations) for customers who want an antique effect.
Chandler & Price
Chandler and Price was founded in 1881 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Harrison T. Chandler and William H. Price. They manufactured machinery for printers including a series of hand-fed platen jobbing presses, as well as an automatic feeder for these presses , paper cutters, book presses, and assorted...
was a company that made a widely used jobber press.