Description

The aim of the foundation Stichting Lettergieten 1983 is to maintain and demonstrate of the skills of casting of hot metal types. The foundation acquired in 1983 from the Monotype company in Amsterdam the matrices for the supra caster that were earlier rented to printers, as well a huge amount of composition matrices. Four casters are available in a museum setting. Volonteers are running the museum and produce weekly type for letterpress printers and bookbinders.

Address

J.v. Waertstraat, 53
NL-1551 CJ
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City

Westzaan

Country

netherlands