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Re: Great Northern Letterpress Printer's Flea Market



Further to this, do such events take place in England?  Apart from ink-jet
and laser printers I have hitherto been more of a consumer of print, but I
would be interested in access to letterpress artifacts especially type
itself.

MJS


>From: Donn Sanford <donn@MC.NET>
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>To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>Subject: Great Northern Letterpress Printer's Flea Market
>Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 15:21:07 -0500
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>The Seventh Annual Great Northern Letterpress Printer's Flea Market will be
>held from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, October 14, at the McHenry Country
>Fairgrounds in Woodstock, Illinois.  This is the fist time the event has
>been held in the Chicagoland area, and a good turnout is anticipated.
>
>Many hobby printers and fine press printers -- as well as commercial plants
>and newspaper operations -- have idle letterpress equipment and related
>items taking up space . . . and this is a great place to "recycle" them to
>someone who will out them to use.  There's no better place to find
>letterpress equipment and supplies!
>
>The demand for letterpress equipment, small platen presses, proof presses,
>hand presses, metal and wood type, Linotype and Ludlow mats, quoins,
>bookbinder's items, etc.  remains high among hobby and art
>printers.   You'll find all this, and more, at the Great Northern.
>
>Have something to sell?  Only a half-dozen vendor tables are still
>available.
>
>Plan now to attend . .. admission is $3.
>
>An informational brochure is available on request.  Please send postal
>address off-line to donn@mc.net.
>
>
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><font size=3>The Seventh Annual Great Northern Letterpress Printer’s Flea
>Market will be held from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, October 14, at the
>McHenry Country Fairgrounds in Woodstock, Illinois.&nbsp; This is the
>fist time the event has been held in the Chicagoland area, and a good
>turnout is anticipated.&nbsp; <br>
><br>
>Many hobby printers and fine press printers -- as well as commercial
>plants and newspaper operations -- have idle letterpress equipment and
>related items taking up space . . . and this is a great place to
>&quot;recycle&quot; them to someone who will out them to use.&nbsp;
>There's no better place to find letterpress equipment and supplies!<br>
><br>
>The demand for letterpress equipment, small platen presses, proof
>presses, hand presses, metal and wood type, Linotype and Ludlow mats,
>quoins, bookbinder’s items, etc.&nbsp; remains high among hobby and art
>printers.&nbsp;&nbsp; You'll find all this, and more, at the Great
>Northern.<br>
><br>
>Have something to sell?&nbsp; Only a half-dozen vendor tables are still
>available.<br>
><br>
>Plan now to attend . .. admission is $3.<br>
><br>
>An informational brochure is available on request.&nbsp; Please send
>postal address off-line to donn@mc.net.<br>
><br>
></font></html>
>
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