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Re: [BKARTS] Gold stamping with letterpress type

While mono type is softer than foundry type it can be used as Peter has  
mentioned. Foundry is appealing but replacing it may prove impossible in the  
future: it has almost entirely disappeared from current production. Some  
letterpress printers would be sorry to see a fine and or rare face lost due to  
I have developed a method of printing gold leaf without heat thus  protecting 
my faces from the wear of the heat. But you need a good press which  is a bit 
more involved than having access to a heating stamping machine.
Leonard  Seastone
The Tideline Press
68 Brook Street
West Sayville, New  York

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