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|  The Nonpareil Press |                             |  John Tittley (10440)  |


       A                                     Rod couldn’t fi nd one to fi t, but said
             visit to the Nonpareil Press at
             Slad, near Stroud (yes, the ‘Cider
                                             he could probably make one for me. A
             with Rosie’ Slad ) produced not
                                             Pearl Restore group in the States who
       only a great welcome from Rod Shaw    search for information led me to the
       and his engineer son-in-law Ben, but two   were very helpful, supplying drawings
       Aladdin’s Caves stocked with more proof   and photographs. Rod offered to modify
       presses under one roof than I had ever   or make a chase, and it is being done.
       seen, all patiently waiting to be restored.  Hopefully by the time this article is in
         My visit was prompted by my search   print I shall have it up and running with
       for an 8 x 5 chase for my Cropperette.   my Cropper.
















                 Rod Shaw and Ben                 Presses awaiting restoration




























                               A restored Korex proof press
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