Please note: All products are made to order. Current production time: 12 weeks

'Lidlington' Ornamented Letterpress Woodtype Typeface
'Lidlington' Ornamented Letterpress Woodtype Typeface
'Lidlington' Ornamented Letterpress Woodtype Typeface
'Lidlington' Ornamented Letterpress Woodtype Typeface
'Lidlington' Ornamented Letterpress Woodtype Typeface

'Lidlington' Ornamented Letterpress Woodtype Typeface

Regular price £249.00

 

A redrawn version of 'Sapphire' using ornamentation from 'Festive Numerals' (Festliche Ziffern) designed by Hermann Zapf for Stempel Foundry in, Germany in 1951. 

12 line (50.8mm) version cut from end grain English hardwood using a combination of modern CNC technology and traditional hand woodworking tools (including an original printers saw), made to English type-high (0.918in or 23.3mm) within plus or minus 0.1mm tolerance, with a traditional polished printing surface.

Available as a 2A scheme - 37 letters, or a 3A scheme - 61 letters - please see left for details.

Alternative schemes available, please contact me.

Materials:
English end grain hardwood, clear shellac, linseed oil

Dimensions:
Each block measures an average of 36mm x 23.3mm x 50.8mm.

Made by Mark McKellier. Copyright 2022.

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Estimated delivery times: (please note each item is made to order):

Please check my production schedule to give you an idea of a delivery date - scroll until you see a clear week.

UK – up to 16 weeks
International (everywhere else) – up to 17 weeks

Postage (Insured and trackable):
UK: Sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery.
International: Sent by DHL.