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Naturally, your goal in life is to rub less. Rubbing - who needs it, right? Proudly state your dislike of rubbing with this wonderful INSTANT COLLECTION! SET OF 3 fab copper printer's blocks from the 1920's.

Beautiful coppery green/brown/bronze patinas and fun ad copy add up to a great vintage collection. Lovely display of INDUSTRIAL DECOR

Rub-Less Washing Powder! Manufactured in Los Angeles (where rubbing is not encouraged, my goodness me, no!). Nifty art of a washerwoman's arm holding an antique-style washboard, plus lots of cool details and text.

Copper letterpress on three HEFTY chunks of antique oak.

See pics for condition. Aged and worn, but the copy is still crisp. Water marks on the backs of the wood blocks, but no deterioration.

Measurements: all approx. 1' thick
5" X 3-1/4"
5" X 5"

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I ship by usps First Class or parcel post, depending on the size/weight. If you need it quicker, just contact me before buying, I'm happy to adjust for expedited shipping.

For INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: I love shipping internationally! Please contact me, and I will be happy to calculate the shipping cost to your EXACT LOCATION.

Vintage PRINTERS BLOCKS, 1920s Advertisement. Set of 3 Copper Printing Plates, Washing Powder, Letterpress Stamp, Instant Collection.


  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Materials: copper, antique oak, oak, wood, vintage oak, vintage copper, patina, copper patina, verdigris
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 62 reviews
  • Favorited by: 99 people