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This listing is for six pieces of vintage printers' type (the letter "m") - in six fonts and of different sizes. You will receive the exact items pictured.

The blocks vary in size: you'll receive one at 5mm, three at 6mm, and one each at 9mm and 12mm. Please note, these sizes refer to the blocks on which the letters are placed; the actual letters will be a bit smaller. For example, the letter on the 12mm block is only 6.5mm high.

These items have been used and have a lovely patina from that use, but they're in great shape and will still give you years of great printing.

You can use printers' type for clay, embellishing cards, monogramming leather, and more. I've used similar pieces to set names into candles, for altered books, and the like - they're really versatile!

Most vintage letterpress font contains lead. Children should only handle this type with gloves and under an adult's supervision, and pieces that are used for jewelry should be coated with an appropriate resin to prevent direct contact with the skin.

The penny in the pic is only for scale, sorry :) From a non-smoking home, but we do have dogs.

These pieces were part of the Detroit Public Schools' liquidation of supplies from several high schools...I rescued them from scrappers to prevent the type being melted down or recycled, so they could be used by myself and other creatives as they were intended to be.

I usually ship items on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you need me to ship your purchase out sooner, please let me know. Please convo me if you need other letters; I'll be listing more in the next few weeks, but in the meantime if you need it I probably have it!

Letterpress Type: M - six pieces, upper and lower case - Set II