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size optimized letterform showing variations

Toyobo Printight KM95 steel-backed photopolymer plate mounted on Bunting Cerface Magnetic Flat Base. Typeface is LetterPerfect's Old Claude that has been size optimized for letterpress printing. The five lowercase p's are variants in weight.

 

The hairline rule at the bottom of the plate is a registration guide that will be removed from the plate with a knife once the plate is in register. The guide also facilitates accurate laydown.

 

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Taken on August 23, 2005