Re: Price of a C&P
- Very cool Mike.
Alex, really don't want to part with the last of my foundry,
especially the as new Claudius Fraktur, but good luck.
By the bye, I've seen Park Avenue used quite nicely in a broadside, by
a student. Brush Script, hmmm.
> Please post your shipping address. I will do this and whatever else I
> can to help keep Dale Guild open.
> Mike Day
> alex brooks wrote:
> > After reading this PPL post, I just wanted to mention a possible use
> > for your old worn out type. I've been learning how to cast type as an
> > apprentice at the Dale Guild Foundry (the only type foundry left in
> > the USA). So far I've been paying for everything out of my own
> > shallow pocket, but that pocket has officially emptied. A great help
> > to me and the future of metal type would be to donate your worn
> > foundry type to the cause, or your hell box. I'll even sort it for
> > you. I'll even accept perfectly good brush script or park avenue that
> > you'll never use anyway. I will smelt the type, and use the clean
> > metal to cast brand new beautiful type. There is nothing better you
> > could do to ensure the availability of beautiful foundry type for
> > years into the future.
> > apologies for the shameless begging.
> > Alex Brooks
> > press eight seventeen - lexington letterpress
> > On Feb 25, 2009, at 1:31 PM, <G0godzilla@...
> > <mailto:G0godzilla%40roadrunner.com>>
> > <G0godzilla@... <mailto:G0godzilla%40roadrunner.com>> wro
> > > The other thing to consider is what fonts you're getting and the
> > > condition they're in. I ended up with a couple hundred pounds of
> > > Brush Script in one of my purchases, which I will never use and so
> > > far no one else seems interested in using either. Of course I also
> > > got some really cool obscure script fonts and some Huxley but some
> > > of the fonts were so damaged that I gave up using them. When you
> > > get to the last line of a paragraph you're setting and there is no
> > > intact e... well, you're not happy.
> > >
> > > Anyhow, I hope that shed some light on your question.
> > >
> > > Best of luck to you.
> > > Mackie Osborne