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10570Re: [PPLetterpress] Type Foundries - Directory update...

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  • alex brooks
    Mar 4, 2009
      yes, but Homeland Security can make traveling with metal type a pain
      in the ass. I know from experience, although, thankfully, they
      stopped before the full body search, which would have been an even
      bigger pain... I could just see me there, sitting in the little
      security box at Newark screaming about the First Amendment with my
      eyes bugging out as they snapped on the rubber gloves...

      press eight seventeen - lexington letterpress

      On Mar 4, 2009, at 11:23 PM, Peter Fraterdeus wrote:

      > On 4 Mar 2009, at 9:38 PM, Michael Babcock wrote:
      > > This is a shame. Too many people doing "letterpress" with no
      > > knowledge or use of letters to press. May be the wrong list for such
      > > a statement.
      > >
      > > I contracted for a custom casting of 10 fonts of 36pt Columna from
      > > Bauer a number of years ago for a very reasonable price with
      > > shipping, no hassles at "the border".
      > Not widely known is that US Customs and Congress are both forbidden
      > from interfering with the import of printing types by....
      > The First Amendment to the Constitution!
      > Here's to Freedom of the Press!
      > PF
      > Peter Fraterdeus
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