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Tools of the trade- Letterpress/foiling

Here at Lost Heritage we are lucky enough to house 3 original Heidelbergs in our East Manchester former hat factory workshop.  Capable of multicolour work, die-cutting and hot foil blocking these simple yet powerful presses had the nickname ‘windmill’ due to their paper feed system using two rotating arms. Maximum speed of 5,000 impressions per hour had these presses producing stationery and leaflets for over fifty years. Nowadays we are using ours constantly and still the print is exquisite. Used primarily for letterpress and foiling we also occasionally use then for a spot of diecutting.  Above: A few tools we use for in-house setup of printing blocks   Above: Golden inky goodness   Above: Golden Ink on one of our...

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Dimitria Jordan X Lost Heritage wedding stationary collection launch

We are thrilled to announce a wedding stationery collaboration between London based wedding stationer Dimitria Jordan and Manchester based letterpress and foiling printers Lost Heritage. Three luxury ready-to-order collections have launched, designed by The Wedding Industry Awards 2017 regional finalist Dimitria. “The collections have their own style and look, ensuring each collection appeals to different couples. Dorchester, for example, is elegant with floral details and script fonts, whereas Skyline is modern and chic, with a subtle foil skyline for gorgeous understated style. Geo : Paris incorporates pretty Parisian style with a classic feel”. Each beautiful collection is printed inhouse at the Lost Heritage studio on their vintage Heidelberg windmill presses, using traditional letterpress techniques and high quality materials from respected...

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Postcards offer- 100 foiled cards for £150

We have decided to offer our lovely customers an amazing offer!  For just £150 we can hot foil 100 postcards with your own design.    As always there are a few rules and regulations..... - it will be printed on paper and foils we already have in stock here in our print room. For a list of what we have please email claire@lostheritage.co.uk - This offer is for a 1 sided print only. (If you do want a 2 sided design please email for quotations)  -The size of the postcards are A6 but we can print vertically or horizontally  -This offer is for 100 cards but if you do require more again please get in touch for a quotation -All...

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Edge painting

Edge painting is a great way to give your business card, wedding stationary, party invites or any print a pop of colour and to stand out from the crowd.  We can edge paint using any pantone colour starting from £60 for up to 1000 business cards. You can even add a bit of variety by having a few painted one colour and the rest a different colour! C'mon stand out from the crowd!  Please contact claire@lostheritage.co.uk for more info. 

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Bank Holiday letterpress offer

As its bank holiday weekend and the sun is shining we are feeling happy and have decided to offer our lovely customers an amazing offer!  For just £149 we can letterpress print you 500 letterheads with your own design.  For £229 we can letterpress print 500 letterhead AND 500 compliment slips.  If you just need compliment slips for 500 it would be £95 As always there are a few rules and regulations..... - it will be printed on our inhouse 135gsm white paper -printed using black ink (if you do have your heart set on a specific colour we can do this but it will be an additional £60 -All prices are exclusive of VAT and delivery (unless you are...

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