George Phineas Gordon patents the new style Gordon Jobber
The new style Gordon Jobber, also referred to as the Franklin jobber, was a letter press, or a “platen” press. The basis for the design of most jobbers afterward, this was the primary press for hobbyists, because it emphasized small-run, stylistically unique work.
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