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Just a Little SPOOKY- Vintage Letterpress Word for Halloween

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"...Did you hear something just then?..."

I was lucky enough to get hold of some wonderful, vintage wooden letterpress blocks last year. They came to me from Dublin and had clearly been sitting, unloved, in a shed for years and years.

I set about cleaning them up a bit and what magical things emerged from under the dust and ink...I fell in love with these warm, tactile pieces of printing history. I set off on a hunt for more and this is the result...

There is still some ink and paint on the blocks, and they do have some dinks and scratches, but that is part of their history and charm. Now they can be part of your history and charm! Not only that, but they are eco-friendly too, as they are being rescued and re-purposed.

I think these words and letters look great sitting on a shelf, desk or mantelpiece. Each one is different and unique.

This word is..." Just a Little SPOOKY!" - a perfect gift for your Halloween Party.

"Just a Litle SPOOKY!" is made up of individual blocks measuring:-

"S" - 1 1/4" x 1 1/8"
"P" - 1 5/8" x 3/4"
"O" - 1 3/4" x 7/8"
"O" - 1" x 3/4"
"K" - 1 3/8" x 3/4"
"Y" - 1 5/8" x 3/8"
"!" - 1 5/8" x 3/8".

Total width when sitting together =5 1/4".

Please note: The first "0" is not a wood type letter, but is made of "Plakadur", a hardwearing composite material, patented by Berthold, of Germany. [So now you know:)]

Just a Little SPOOKY- Vintage Letterpress Word for Halloween


Overview

  • Vintage handmade item from the 1950s
  • Material: vintage wooden letterpress blocks
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
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