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The History of Printing in a Glance
The long professional trajectory of the Alzamora Group and the ideals of Pere Alzamora i Carbonell over its years of existence have led to a collection of printing machinery which is unique in Catalonia, with exhibits dating back to the 17th century.

The museum occupies a large hall in the modern plant of Alzamora Packaging in Sant Joan les Fonts.

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One of the special exhibits in the collection is this 17th century wooden printing press, which is similar to the one used by Gutenberg.
Another printing press. A cast machine made by the Columbian company and manufactured in 1837. Patented by the North-American George Climen in 1817.
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The museum also has several collections of hand and machine-carved wooden letter block characters which date from the early 20th century.
A notable example is this flat Winkler printing machine, with a 84x123 cm cm printing format. This exhibit was made in Switzerland in 1924.
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A small area in the museum used for binding with a unique collection of friezes and rosettes which where used to manually decorate books.
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