12 line 3A 'Golborne' Letterpress woodtype typeface
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Introducing 'Golborne' - Redrawn by Mark McKellier and based on hand carved woodtype brought from The Old Printing Shop of London based in Portobello Road, London. Named after Golborne Road which is near the market.
12 line (50.8mm) version cut from end grain English Sycamore and 24 line (101.6mm) version cut from side grain Canadian Hard Maple 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, sealed with shellac and hand finished with a traditional polished printing surface.
Available as a 3A scheme - 60 letters. Please see scheme details on the left.
I can also cut individual letters if you have a particular project in mind - please email what letters you would like.
Materials: End grain English Sycamore or Side grain Canadian Hard Maple, clear shellac
Dimensions: Each block varies in width however average size is 55mm x 23.3mm x 50.8mm for the 12 line and 101.6mm x 23.3mm x 101.6mm for the 24 line.
Designed and made by Mark McKellier. Copyright 2021.
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Estimated delivery times are as follows (please note each item is made to order): UK – Up to 7 weeks Europe – Up to 8 weeks International (everywhere else) – Up to 9 weeks
Postage: Sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery tracked service - next day delivery aim. Up to £250 for loss or damage.