Re: [PPLetterpress] Purchasing Used Type
- Hi Matt,
There's a great dealer in San Fransisco who sells on ebay. look for homelea.
Matt Lenza wrote:
> Greetings all!--
> I apologize in advance for being somewhat of a "beginner" with respect
> to this craft. I've had great success on my C & P Pilot using a
> photopolymer plate with the Boxcar press base.
> I have decided though that I would like to expand into using some
> moveable type and I have no idea where to even begin to look. I
> basically just need some simple fonts (Garamond, Caslon, Schoolbook)in
> 14-24 font but I can only imagine that purchasing each set new would
> likely get expensive.
> So I call on you- the experts in this wonderful craft to maybe point me
> in the right direction in finding some dealers of used type.
> Thank you all in advance for your help and I look forward to reading
> all of the amazing posts on here in the future!
Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
840 Snowdrop Ave. Victoria BC V8Z 2N4
- Hi there-
I just purchased my first press and it happens to be an old style C&P 8x12 and I would love to
have a treadle for it. How much does it weigh and any thoughts on the shipping costs?