Haddon and the Introduction of the American Point System

Some back­ground to the name behind on of Bri­tain’s best-known job­bing platens

History of the Jobbing Platen

The work­horse of com­mer­cial small-scale print­ing in the UK

Lagonda Platen Press

The unusu­ally-designed and fairly rare press from the 1950s


The press behind the gen­er­ic title ‘Crop­per’


‘Thompson-Brit­ish Auto­mat­ic Platen’, made in Bux­ton Street, Manchester