Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Alan
Last Name
Dye
Press Name
Noble Impressions
City
San Francisco
State
CA
Country
U.S.A.
Website or Blogsite
nobleimpressions.net
Year You Started with Letterpress
2009
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing

I'm a collector of rare books and decided to take course in binding and printing to broaden my knowledge. It went from there...

Presses & Equipment

Albion foolscap folio (10x15) iron hand press; C&P New Series (8x12); Gorham Alert Rotary Treadle Platen (5x8). C&P 19" guillotine, nipping presses, 200 cases of type, etc...

Education & Training
classes at San Francisco Center for the Book, plus mentoring by bay area printers
Work History
hobby printing shop, not commercial.
Other Interests & Hobbies

horology, western american history 1800-1900, fountain pens, pocket watches, old lanterns, cast iron cookware, national parks, etc...

Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
APA, APHA, ATF
Birth Year
1967
Your Photo or Press Photo

Predefined Group Memberships

APA: Amalgamated Printers Association
AAPA: Amatuer American Press Association
APHA: American Printing History Association
ATF: American Typecasting Fellowship
BPs: British Printing Society
LOLP: Ladies of Letterpress

NAPA: National Amateur Press Association