Here is an example, photographed by Frédéric Bisson, of a Linotype & Machinery, Ltd. feeder as installed on a Model 5 Meteor Linotype at the Centred'Histoire Sociale: Maison des sciences et des techniques de Haute-Normandie, http://www.expotec103.com/ . Although the feeder is an L&M feeder, this Linotype is actually of Italian manufacture, having been made by Linotype S.p.A. of Milan under license from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company (USA). It is Serial Number 68L182.
The photographs of Linotype 68L182 above are all copyright by Frédéric Bisson. They are licensed by him under the Creative Commons "Attribution 2.0" license and are reproduced here under the terms of that license (and with his kind permission). The adaptations of them here are, similarly, licensed under the same Creative Commons "Attribution 2.0" license.
For further information on this Linotype, see Frédéric Bisson photostream on flickr: zigazou76, http://www.flickr.com/photos/zigazou76/ , especially the Linotype set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zigazou76/sets/72157620499340213/ . For further information on Linotype Model 5 Meteor s/n 68L182, see the Centred'Histoire Sociale: Maison des sciences et des techniques de Haute-Normandie, http://www.expotec103.com/
Linotype and Machinery Limited. Mechanism and Operation of Modern Linotypes. (London: Linotype and Machinery Limited, 1951):223-225.
Ashworth, J. Operation and Mechanism of the Linotype and Intertype. (London: Staples Press, Ltd. 1955): 202-203.
These are the same illustations as those in L&M's Mechanism and Operation of Modern Linotypes.
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