Set of letterpress wood type characters. These really old wood type characters, which should probably date from around 1900, had a hard working life in a french letterpress shop. This set makes a wonderful addition to any collection and would also be great for a museum. We have counted 202 pieces, we hope, that we did not make any mistake on counting, but you will see, what you get on the close-up photos. Each character measures 45 mm - 1.77 inch.
We have removed some dust, but did no full cleaning. The characters were stored up to now in drawers. Please be sure, that a careful packaging will be done for the characters, so nothing will hurt the characters on transport. Please look closely at the pictures for having an exact idea of the condition of the blocks.Please check also our other auctions, we have some more characters for sale, as we a parting from some printing blocks of our collection. 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 worldwide.