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Re: [PPLetterpress] StormType: Letterpress printed specimen

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  • wa0dfw@copper.net
    As a trained blacksmith, I find the term insulting . (grin) ... From: adstump@comcast.net To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress]
    Message 1 of 20 , Sep 21, 2006
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      As a trained blacksmith, I find the term 'insulting'.

      (grin)



      ---- Original Message ----
      From: adstump@...
      To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] StormType: Letterpress printed specimen
      Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 19:47:18 +0000

      >John et List
      >
      >Today, I still call it 'bad printing'.
      >
      >In the day - printers that didn't take the time to do a proper
      >makeready and just added soft packing to get the job done were
      >called 'blacksmiths'.
      >
      >Regards,
      >
      >Allen
      >
      >> Some 50 years ago, this would be called: 'bad printing'
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      >> at present days not that much people know a lot of letterpress
      >> anymore, so it will do for now.
      >>
      >> best wishes
      >>
      >> John Cornelisse
      >> John
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