Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Geoffrey
Last Name
Dean
Press Name
The Milldean Press
City
Box Hill
State
Victoria
Country
Australia
Website or Blogsite
www.milldean.com
Year You Started with Letterpress
1960
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing

Started an apprenticeship and bought a Prouty Perfected Platen.

Presses & Equipment

1923 8 x 12 Chandler and Price New Style Platen, now with motor drive; 1960 10 x 15 Heidelberg Platen; 1925 Waterlow & Sons Standard Ticket Printing Machine; 1959 Waterlow & Sons Ultra Ticket Printing Machine x 2; 1947 Bell & Valentine Ticket Printing Machine x 2; Grieg Primary Card Slitting Machine; Waterlow & Sons Secondary Card Slitting Machine; Harrild & Son 34" Guillotine; Douglas Trim-o-saw

Education & Training

Passed Intermediate Certificate 1959. Apprenticeship in Hand and Machine Composition 1965

Work History

Five Year Apprenticeship, then I have worked in various printing shops in Victoria, Aus and Aylesbury and Heanor in the UK

Other Interests & Hobbies

Besides printing Edmondson Railway Tickets I dabble in photography (still and video) and Tramway and Railway Preservation. Also spent many years as a Cub Scout Leader.

Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
Birth Year
Friday 15 May 1942
Your Photo or Press Photo

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