bookbinder's workshop bookbinding cardboard cutter machine Cieszyn papszera Printing

Manual cardboard cutter machine, so called papszera

The sound of cutting paper sheets on manual cardboard cutter machine. The sound of the machine was recorded in the Printing Museum in Cieszyn (Poland).
It is a manual bookbinding device used for cutting binder board into so called cover boards which, while covered with fabric, constituted the covers of book blocks. The manufacturer and year of manufacture of the recorded machine remain unknown.

Sound recordist: Monika Widzicka
Photographer: Piotr Leszczyński
Video recordist: Piotr Leszczyński


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Recorded on November 24, 2014
Printing Museum
Cieszyn, POLAND
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