Letterpress & Sample

Ames Lefferpress provides letterpress printing for trade and special occasions. Letterpress printing is a term for the relief printing of text and image using a press with a "type-high bed" printing press and movable type, in which a reversed, raised surface is inked and then pressed into a sheet of paper to obtain a positive ight-reading image. It was the normal form of printing text in the west from its invention by Johannes Gutenberg in the mid-15th century until the 19th century and remained in wide use for books and other uses until the second half of the 20th century.

Along with lefferpress printing for that special occasion, other services Ames Letterpress offers is foil stamping, embossing, die cutting, perfing, scoring, numbering, crash imprinting. Call (818) 982-9008 or e-mail for more info.

Be sure to click on the images to view a short video sample of our presses in action.

20757 Plummer Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311