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----SOLD----Thank You Antranik----SOLD----

This is a Good buy at $1500 shipped!

EVEN BETTER at $1300 Local Pickup Preferred

 NEW glass cylinder just installed a $150 value

LOCAL PICKUP Preferred. I will ship but not responsible for shipping damage if the glass cylinder or lamp gets broken. Fedex Ground Shipping with Insurance Add $50, $1350 Total

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----SOLD----Thank You Antranik----SOLD----



Thermal Copier A3 German MadeMASTER / Transparency Maker / Thermo-fax The Secretary Copier THERMOFAX / Thermal Copier   The A3 is the larger version of the A4, it has a 12 plus inch feed chute

SEE ACTUAL PHOTOS of this machine below(not a stock photo)


CLEAN In GREAT Condition and very EASY TO USE!

This is the Industry Standard, not the imported electronic junk I see people buy.  Then come buy a real machine from me!
Check out my other listings or visit me at bulldogsandbirds.com/thermofax.htm I have other 3M Transparency Makers and Thermofax Machine FOR SALE !!

Overall the machine looks good and works as it should.   NOTE: discoloration/fading, scratches and scuffs and nicks on the cover (see photos)  This machine uses a glass roller Not a Copy belt. See glass roller in photos.  Speed control is working, ran the machine at different speeds, test stencil made with the dial at around # 6.5  position.

I have also included photos of the inside of the unit to show how CLEAN it is. Looks GOOD.

SEE ACTUAL PHOTOS BELOW!        A Very Nice Machine--Priced to Sell--Buy It Now!! 

Please be aware Some models will Not work with regular thermal paper.  I buy machines TOO, have one for sale email me.  This machine is in good condition makes sharp stencils, WHY BUY UNTESTED, 9 out of 10 machines need serviced.  I know because, I buy machines TOO.  Just because the lamp/bulb lights does not mean it will make a stencil.  If you have a 15 amp machine and cannot find a 15 amp lamp, I can convert your 15 amp machine to accept 12 amp lamp.

I stock replacment bulbs and can order the glass roller for this machine 



THERMAL - IMAGER A3 also called a Transparency Maker or Thermo-Fax Copier
NEW glass cylinder just installed a $150 value
Test Stencil & flash included
Will test the machine again the day of packing
I will include 2 sheets of thermal paper for testing when you get it.
 see video making an ACTUAL stencil with this machine below!

NOTE how clean those fan blades are.


below shows the broken cylinder I replaced and also shows the lamp and gold reflector.
Movie testing machine below.
ACTUAL Stencil made in video below. 
Dial was pointing at around # 6.5 position   Note thermal paper and flash inside the included carrier going through machine, you will need to adjust the dial for best stencil lines. 

A carrier is included with this machine as pictured

Link to video below.
Click Here to Play the Movie/Video file


  • Flash must be laser printed or photo copied, NOT Ink jet or bubble jet.
  • Always run machine at fastest setting possible(at least until you are familiar with your machine)
  • Don't adjust speed when making stencil. 
  • It is important to feed the stencil paper straight into the machine to avoid jamming the machine with the paper.
  • When the light comes, you need to pause slightly to allow to light to get hot.  (slight pause 0.5-1 second)
  • This machine uses Thermal paper, you must purchase yourself, no thermal paper included!

    These sell for 2000.00 DOLLARS from tattoo distributors.

    Bid Now and Save $$$.

    Additional info (IMPORTANT)

    • Local pickup preferred or I will ship but not responsible for shipping damage if the glass cylinder or lamp gets broken 50.00 Shipping, Handling & Insurance.
    • Machine will be Shipped FedEx Home Ground, include your phone number with payment, if a Business please say so.
    • Payment Must be Made with PAYPAL. 
    • I ship Fast!
    • Insurance Is Included,
      Important --> If the machine or any part of the unit is damaged it is up to the Buyer to file a Insurance claim (keep box and all packing material) I will help where needed.
    • You can Not file a claim on a broken lamp, it is a breakable/replaceable item
    • Will only ship to continental US states. US Bidders ONLY.
    • All sales Final, Sold as is.
    • The above line means--No warranty--No Returns
    • By purchasing buyer agrees to these terms before and after all other terms and conditions.
    • Thanks for looking! good luck and happy bidding. Email if You have any Question's!
    • Sellers! Please do not copy any part of my auction.
    • If you have a problem please contact me before leaving feedback.
    • Our Web Site Hosts the Photos at www.bulldogsandbirds.com if a stray pet hair or few offends you please don't bid.
    • This is A VINTAGE ITEM and due to its age THIS ITEM IS BEING SOLD "AS IS" WITH NO RETURNS!  

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