Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Richard
Last Name
Goodwin
Press Name
Kay Printing
City
Hanson
State
Massachusetts
Country
United States
Website or Blogsite
Year You Started with Letterpress
1961
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing

My grandfather bought me a 3x5 kelsey for my 13th birthday and i was hooked

Presses & Equipment

3x5 kelsey, 5x8 kelsey with a kelsey foiling unit, several other table top presses, a poco proof press, a 8x12 and a 10x15 c&p, 12x1 golding, 2 windmills one with a foiling unit, a 12x18 kluge, an Intertype, 2 ludlows with 18 cabinets of mats and over 100 fonts on galleys, 4 small table top foiling presses, 4 rubber stamp presses, about 50 fonts of hand type.

Education & Training

graduated from Weymouth Vocational High School Printing Course in 1966. Trained as a Linotype operator, ran linos for 9 years then set hand type for a company for about 6 years then went full time on my own doing trade letterpress work for other printers. Now i try to find homes for letterpress equipment in my area to keep them from the scrap man.

Work History
Other Interests & Hobbies
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
Birth Year
1948
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Predefined Group Memberships

APA: Amalgamated Printers Association
AAPA: Amatuer American Press Association
APHA: American Printing History Association
ATF: American Typecasting Fellowship
BPs: British Printing Society
LOLP: Ladies of Letterpress

NAPA: National Amateur Press Association