In 1869, William Golding (1845 - 1916) began manufacturing printing equipment in Boston. Eventually, Golding's company produced three lines of printing presses:
In 1918 American Type Founders bought the company and continued production of all three lines until 1927. At that time, Thomson National Company (manufacturers of Colt's Armory Press) acquired the factory and inventory.
If you want to read more about these presses, including a PDF file containing text and pictures from Golding's 1908 catalog, visit the Golding Printing Presses page at the Handset Press website.
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