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silverquoin
18 x 8 mm.
© Silver Quoin Press
Printer/Publisher: Silver Quoin Press. Dille, James M. (James Madison), 1907-
Country: Washington (U.S.) City: Seattle Date: 1947
Keywords: quoins
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials: JD
Device Designer:
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 61
Go to Page: 60 62
Usage Period:
Notes: "While James M. Dille was casting about for a suitable handle for his press, he decided that Quoin it should be, since that tiny apparatus was common to every printery. Calling it the Silver Quoin Press seemed to him to lift it out of the common place." © James Lamar Weygand
Source:
Weygand, James Lamar.
A collection of pressmarks gathered from America's private presses and from others not so private.
Nappanee, Ind., Private Press of the Indiana Kid, 1956.
Reference:
Location: University of Florida
URL: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/devices/silverquoin.htm