Brass was used for heat embossing as it hold up better than lead with heat. +/-170 pieces - height of the numbers is about 15,5 mm (0.61 inch). (for size reference please see pictures). Please see also detailed picture, so you will see which characters are included (or not) in this set.
We think, that this wonderful brass type set should date from around 1900. We have more brass type sets, also wonderful art nouveau fonts, for sale.Be sure, that a careful packaging will be done, so nothing will hurt this unique set on transport. ´¯¤ª"~¨¨¯¯¨¨~"ªª"~¨¨¯¯¨¨~"ª¤¯`. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Printing & Graphic Arts\Printing & Graphic Essentials\Type, Cuts & Printing Blocks".
The seller is "vintage-letterpress" and is located in this country: DE. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.