>I have inherited a small hand press with quoins but no quoin key. Can
>anyone suggest the best place (Southern California, web, phone/mail)
>to buy such things as well as [okay; I'm blanked on the name of the
>little clips that go into timpan (sp?) to position the paper
Are you talking about gauge pins for the tympan?
Metal quoins I presume?
You could place an ad in The Printer if you don't find it locally.
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