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Re: [BKARTS] full set of wooden type for hand printing



Can most sign machine type be used on a letterpress? (ie. is it
standard-issue type high?) 


Marnie Powers-Torrey
Studio Manager, Instructor, Printer
Book Arts Program and Red Butte Press
J. Willard Marriott Library
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

-----Original Message-----
From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Bill Drendel
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 5:00 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] full set of wooden type for hand printing

In a message dated 3/3/06 5:27:09 PM, Joanne.Wotypka@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:


> http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7596551197&rd=1&;
> sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&rd=1
> 

Is the type for a sign machine (with a horizontal grove on the back) or
to be used in letterpress?
Thanks
Bill

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