Tag Archive: dry printing

Mar 20

Beautiful Browns — Weekly Feature #441

We offer a pair of 7¢ Admiral Plate Blocks with lots of character.  Plate #7 was printed using the ‘wet’ printing method whereby the paper was dampened immediately before printing and, upon drying, resulted in a slightly narrower stamp due to shrinkage.  Plate #8 was printed by the ‘dry’ method.  Plate #7 has one ‘diagonal …

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