An old-school ‘photocopier’

Arnie's mini litho press

The earliest photocopiers looked like this. This is a one-colour, mini litho press from the 1970s, still in daily use at Arnie’s Printing, a Paperight outlet in Retreat, Cape Town. In addition to his two photocopiers, Arnie uses this beauty to produce flyers and small posters. He can also use it for old-school litho tricks, like sprinkling gold dust on the wet ink as the pages come off the press to get a golden sheen on lettering.