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THIS PRINTER BLOCK features an image of a turkey. This is a copper etched-metal cut. It is a fairly large block.

VINTAGE VALUE: Printer blocks are highly collectible antiques. Many of the ones I'm selling from my collection are one-of-a-kind images--and there are some very unusual ones--because the company where I acquired them created images for local schools' yearbooks and specialty businesses.

PROVENANCE (ORIGIN): All of the printer blocks I have listed (nearly 70) were acquired in 1983 from an Iowa City, Iowa, advertising and printing business where I worked (Economy Advertising/Bankers Advertising). They specialized in advertising for banks at one time, so some of the images relate to money and banking.

CONDITION: All blocks are in used condition. I have only wiped them off to photograph them. If you decide to use these for printing or stamplng, you may want to clean them first.

MATERIAL: Each one is made either of solid metal or metal on wood. The metal ones are quite heavy, so postage is more for those.

MEASUREMENTS: Please see photos.

DISPLAY AND USE: I have a printer tray for sale, which is a great way to display these blocks and other small vintage treasures. Or you can set them up along bookshelves, use them as paperweights, or arrange them together with other collectibles. They add great texture to decor and are interesting conversation pieces.

<< If you are interested in buying the entire collection, please inquire as to price and shipping.



  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: metal, copper
  • Only ships to United States from Illinois, United States.
  • Feedback: 73 reviews
  • Favorited by: 3 people