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 beech wood 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 beech, 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):
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UK – up to 20 weeks Europe – up to 21 weeks International (everywhere else) – up to 22 weeks
Postage: UK: Sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery tracked service - next day delivery aim. Up to £250 for loss or damage.
Europe: Sent by UPS courier. Up to £250 for loss or damage.
International: Sent by UPS courier. Up to £250 for loss or damage.