Ajax Flatbed / Quarto Press

This came as part of a letterpress haul I picked up yesterday. It’s most definitely in need of some tlc: 


There are also a couple of chases lurking for this, so hopefully I’ll be able to get it back to full working order. 

The British Letterpress site has some useful information on the press here:
As well as a picture of how the press should look:



2 thoughts on “Ajax Flatbed / Quarto Press

  1. Never seen an Ajax No 2 with the side lay before, I wondered why there are holes in the side of the platen, I presume most people left them off.
    Did you get any of the Ajax literature with it?

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