Adana MO125 (the 8 x 5)
Adana MO125 (the 8 x 5)

In June 1953, the Adana Eight-Five was unveiled cost­ing £16.80. There have been a total of three vari­ants –

  • Mk I: A two-part frame with each roller on an indi­vid­ual spring-loaded arm
  • Mk. II: (c. ear­ly 1960s) A two-part frame with rollers held on a sin­gle, sprung T-arm
  • Mk. III: (c. ear­ly 1970s) A frame in one part with the sin­gle, sprung T-arm

This press is prob­a­bly the most pop­u­lar ama­teur press in the UK.  In addi­tion there has been a hot foil ver­sion of the machine.