Letterpress Greeting Cards

Printed on a handmoved press these cards are produced in limited editions only. They are completely handmade using fine quality papers, old relief printing plates and metal type.

 

 

Fr”hliche Weihnachten
(Merry Christmas)

Simply a classic: the engraved black letter characters chosen for season's greetings. 4-pages-card. With envelope size 12x18 cm.

 

 

Frohe Weihnachten
(Merry Christmas)

Santa Clause is on the way! Folded 4-pages-card. With envelope size 12x18 cm.

 

 

Two cards in one:

Frohe Weihnachten!
und
Viel Glck im neuen Jahr!
(Merry Christmas! plus Happy New Year!)

Letterpress from metal type, old clich‚s and borders.

The way you fold this card makes it either a christmas card or a New Year's card. 6-pages-card.
With envelope size 12x18 cm.

The way you fold this card makes it either a christmas card (showing the christmas tree) or a New Year's card (showing the chimney sweep). 6-pages-card.
With envelope size 12x18 cm.

Christmas Card

The text is taken from the story on the birth of Christ how evangelist Luke has told it (set from Bodoni in German). 6-pages card. With envelope size 12x18 cm.

New Years Card with poem to be enclosed

The 6-pages card comes with a separate sheet on which a New Year's poem has been printed (hand set from Trajanus in German). It is an 18th century poem by Johann Peter Utz. With envelope size 12x18 cm.

 

 

Birthday Card "40"

Strong white Italian paper, front and back printed in blue from wooden type. With envelope 12x18 cm

 

 

Folded Cards 'Jubilee-Series'

Letterpress with stripes of handmade decorated paper. Each card is unique. 4 pages card with envelope size 12x18 cm.

 

Jubilee 50

Jubilee 60

Jubilee 75

Jubilee 80

 

 

Printmaker's Card "Cockroach" with the Ballad 'My Cockroach'

The song of the fate of the tamed cockroach (in German). Set from Trajanus and printed on a handmoved press on deckle-edge paper, limited edtion with blind embossing - enclosed within the card with a linocut by Annette C. Diálin printed from the block on grey paper in two shades of brown. Size of card 15x23cm, with envelope.
Euro 16.-

 

 

Typographical Cards

Front and back of card with alphabet/metal type Figaro.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

Front and back of card alphabet/metal type Lucian Bernhard's Lucian.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

Front and back alphabet/metal type: Lucian Bernhard's Lucian.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

Front and back of card with alphabet/metal type:
Victor Hammer's Hammerschrift - one of his first uncial fonts.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

Front and back of card with alphabet/metal type:
Victor Hammer's Hammerschrift - one of his first uncial fonts.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

 

 

Alphabet/Metal Type: Genzsch Antiqua, designed by Georg Trump. With the official Gutenberg-Anniversary-Stamp.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

Alphabet/Metal Type: Trump Deutsch, designed by Georg Trump. With the official Gutenberg-Anniversary-Stamp.
DIN-long (approx. 21x11cm), 4 pages, with envelope.

The official stamp of German Mail was out in the year 2000 for Johannes Gutenberg's birthday.

 

 

Old Testament

Metal type: Menphis
Golden brown Italien paper with envelope approx. 21x11 cm.

Francis Bacon

Metal type: Reporter
Bright red Italien paper with envelope approx. 21x11 cm.

Baltasar Gracian

Metal type: Bodoni
Grey Italien paper with envelope approx. 21x11 cm.

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