Custom Letterpress Notecards - Cochin Open

$ 50.00

Stationery just for you... or a friend, family member, colleague, or anyone really!

Custom letterpress notecards are a perfect way to send quick thank you notes or catch up with old friends, and they make thoughtful gifts for an engagement or wedding celebration, birthdays, and other special occasions.

This is a set of letterpress notecards personalized with your initials or name handset in metal type and printed one at a time on lovely thick card stock on an antique printing press in a colour of your choice. The printing process transfers the ink to the paper by pressing the inked type into the paper surface leaving an impression that you can feel!

The images show a variety of options to give you an idea of how the cards will look. All available characters for the typeface and colour options for ink and envelopes are shown in the final images.

Size: 4.25 x 5.5 inches
Paper: thick 100% cotton white card stock
Orientation and text position: vertical with text centered approximately 1/4” from top edge, unless otherwise requested
Printing: letterpress
Typeface: 36pt Cochin Open
Packaging: boxed

You choose...
1. Quantity (if you need a quantity other than those listed please send me a message and I’ll create a custom listing for you)
2. Letters to be printed - this could initials or a name but try to keep it under about 8 characters. Also let me know whether you prefer just the letters or if you'd like the square brackets (GSC in samples) or curly braces (TPU in samples).
3. Ink colour (please note that the silver and gold ink options are metallic inks not foils, they have a sheen but are not super shiny)
4. Envelope colour

The typeface is Cochin Open, an early 20th century design based on engravings by a 19th century French artist. It has an classic look to it, which is perfect for an elegant notecard.

Cards are printed specially for you after the order is placed and so it will be approximately 1-3 weeks before they ship. Smaller quantities usually ship on the quicker end of the spectrum since they take less time to print and I can often squeeze them into the schedule sooner. If you need them by a specific date contact me before ordering and I'll let you know if a faster turnaround is possible.

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