Vintage wooden numbers 74
These blocks have the makers name on them - B. Brierley.
This was Benjamin Brierley who started work as a printers’ joiner in Manchester in 1842. He began to make his own wood type face in the 1870's.
Letterpress blocks are always cut in reverse so they appear correctly when they are printed.
Height of blocks 6.6 cm
Price includes p&p within the UK (2nd Class Signed For)