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  • Ink ball | Definition and Translations

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    An ink ball (or dabber) was a tool to apply ink to the plate or type to be printed. An ink ball usually consists of a piece of leather stuffed with wool and a wooden handle.

     

    French: Balle
    German: Druckerballen
    Italian: mazzi per inchiostrare
    Polish: gąbka drukarska
    Spanish: Balas de tinta

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Juanjo Lopez Przemysław Sakrajda J-Gineste


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