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



I've not run across any slotted type for sign machines that was not type high in either metal or wood.

Chad


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Chad Pastotnik	
Deep Wood Press	231.587.0506
http://www.deepwoodpress.com

On Mar 6, 2006, at 12:19 PM, Marnie Powers-Torrey wrote:

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

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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&;
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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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