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PARTH OF THE MONTH | July | Brilliante Special Printing Machine

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2019-07-11

Aumentar PARTH OF THE MONTH | July | Brilliante Special Printing Machine
‘Brillant Special’ XPX model with a mechanism for manual control manufactured by A. Hogenforst – Leipzig’ in 1926.


Printing Workshop

The printing workshop was created in 1878 with the goal of printing tickets, not only to be more economical but also to combat transport ticket falsification more efficiently.

The original stamps and dyes were manufactured in stamp workshop of the Currency House (‘Casa da Moeda’).

At the end of the 1st year of activity the workshop had a manual printing press, guillotine and a perforator. This workshop was closed in December 2003.

In this room the visitor can accompany the various printing phases:  composition, printing, cutting, binding and finishing.



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