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Introducing our latest wedding collection.....

Introducing our new ready to order wedding stationery collection.... Consisting of 4 designs to choose from (so far) the collection will include a full range of stationery including coasters, RSVP's, Save the date etc.  Printed using hot foiling and letterpress techniques in-house at our print room on the highest quality materials from industry leaders Foilco, GF Smith and St Cuthberts Mill The designs can be customised to your taste and theme by changing the colours and paper.  Above: Day invitation from the 'Estella Rose' collection  Above: Close up of copper foil detailing on the 'Estella Rose' range  Above: close up of deboss letterpress from the 'Eva' collection Above: the classical gorgeous day invite from the 'Eva' collection Above: Examples from the 'Belle' range...

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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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