Posts Tagged ‘wood type’

1966 World Cup Final Letterpress Print

England 4 - Germany 2 Letterpress PosterAbout to run the second colourAbout to run the third colourEngland 4 Germany 2Letterpress poster detailEngland v GermanyTo mark England’s first game in this years World Cup we printed the greatest score in english football history. Hand set antique wood and metal type and printed on our Vandercook proofing press in black, red and blue. The old wood type creates a beautiful deep impression into the soft pure cotton paper.

Dimensions: 375 x 275mm
Somerset Soft White 100% cotton 300gsm

The prints are £15 each with free delivery and are available to buy from our online shop. Only a limited run.

April Twitter Treat Winner

April TwitterTreat WinnerApril TwitterTreat WinnerApril TwitterTreat WinnerCongratulations goes out along with her print to Magic Alice, winner of our recent Twitter Treat competition. She won her name hand set with vintage wood type and letterpress printed on our 117 year old treadle powered printing press.

To be in with a chance of entering our next Twitter Treat make sure you follow us on Twitter! Our next Twitter Treat will be announced shortly…

Twitter Treat: Your name in print

Whenever we get the urge we treat our Twitter followers by randomly selecting one lucky follower to receive letterpress goodies – absolutely free!

Win your name in print

Twitter Treats, win your name in print

Twitter Treats, win your name in print

Our latest Twitter Treat is another chance to win “your name in print”. Your name will be handset with old wood type and printed on our 117 year old treadle powered printing press onto 300gsm 100% cotton paper. You can even choose the ink colour! The image above shows our previous winner.

We will randomly pick the winner from our list of followers at 5pm, Friday 23 April 2010. The winner will be notified by DM on Twitter.

So to be in with a chance of winning, here’s what you need to do:

STEP 1
Follow us on Twitter!

STEP 2
Retweet this tweet

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED and the winner has been announced. Thank you to all who entered and don’t forget to watch this space for the next Twitter Treat!

New greeting card catalogue

catalogueFresh off the press is our new greeting card catalogue.

Printed onto 100% cotton paper, A5 4pp. We have used wood type and printed 1 character at a time. If you would like a copy please contact us. Trade customers only please!

Posted: March 26th, 2010 | Category: Hot off the press
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Twitter Treat – “Your name in print”

Twitter Treats, win your name in printTwitter Treats, win your name in printTo celebrate reaching our 100th follower we are giving our followers to chance to win their name in print. Our 100th follower will win their name set in old wood type and letterpress printed in a colour of their choice onto 100% cotton paper (as shown above). This prize will be a one-off unique print, personalised for the winner.

To be in with a chance simply follow us on Twitter!

And the winner is…

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Posted: February 16th, 2010 | Category: Twitter Treats
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