Heavy Metal Ephemera: The Resurrection of Two Social Engraving Presses

August 13, 2009

This is the story of a 5-year journey in search of an engraving proofing press. Once ubiquitous in small print shops throughout the country, these presses were used to impress small engraved monograms, logotypes and other elements into stationary, envelopes, calling cards, folders and the like.

http://www.ephemerasociety.org/articles/heavymetal.html

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