Surplus Sale, Pt. 3

8 line Rugged wood type8 line Rugged, American Wood Type Mfg. Co., circa 1940s. For sale (bundled with 8 line Rugged Condensed) in the Letterpress Daily Store.

8 line Rugged Condensed wood type8 line Rugged Condensed, American Wood Type Mfg. Co., circa 1940s. For sale (bundled with 8 line Rugged) in the Letterpress Daily Store.

rugged_awt_specimen_429pxRugged type specimen, 1936 (for reference only)

Surplus Sale, Pt. 2

20-line Futura Bold Condensed wood type figures20-line Futura Bold Condensed wood type figures

For all your XL business card printing needs (provided you don’t need more than one numeral 1).

One set available in the Letterpress Daily Store.

Surplus Sale

Hamilton Wood Pointers For SaleHamilton Wood Pointers

From a special commission, ca. 2006, this is a full set (25 pieces) of Hamilton’s “Wood Pointers” in 5-line size. Each piece is pantograph router cut from side grain maple.

Hamilton Wood Type Pointersm, as shown in specimensAs shown in Hamilton’s type specimens

I have two sets available in the Letterpress Daily Store.

Specimen Sunday

Page 50 (sequential pg. 58), Wm. H. Page, New Process Wood Type, 1890Page 50 (sequential pg. 58) (high-res scan here; right click to download)

Antique Tuscan X Condensed No. 11

picture and printed proof of Antique Tuscan X Condensed No. 11 wood type exclamation point

Vista Sans Wood Type Project Kickstarter v.2

Four Fifths, second print by David Wolske for the Vista Sans Wood Type ProjectTricia Treacy and Ashley John Pigford have revamped and relaunched their Kickstarter project to fund touch: the vista sans wood type project book. This time around the rewards for pledging include limited edition prints made especially for this campaign. My contribution (see above) will continue my exploration of the isotype printing technique I used for my first Vista Sans Wood Type Project print, (un)touch(ed).

Specimen Sunday

Hamilton Woodtype, 1960 specimen/catalog, page 18
Woodtype: Selective Emphasis for Fine Typography by Hamilton, 1960, page 18. Download (right click on link) a high resolution image.

Specimen Sunday

Page 49 (sequential pg. 57), Wm. H. Page, New Process Wood Type, 1890Page 49 (sequential pg. 57) (high-res scan here; right click to download)