Paper tape carriers and paper tape

Philipp Hachtmann hachti at
Wed Mar 1 10:11:03 CST 2017

On 11/13/2016 05:09 AM, John Labovitz wrote:

> A few years back, while photographing letterpress printers (see
>, I met a fellow (Rob
> Barnes) in Denver who specializes in die-cutting. Like most die-cut
> operators, he uses mid-20th century Heidelberg letterpress printing
> presses. I have no idea if he’s interested in a retro-punch card
> project, but it might be worth contacting him.

Nice pictures!

I would do the die cutting - but I'm in Europe. Have two Heidelberg 
windmills and a Heidelberg Cylinder. On the windmills I could make many 
cards (thousands to ten thousands), using the cylinder I could process 
tons of paper.

> Frankly, I think the harder task is to find a good stock of
> appropriate paper.
Right. The old problem..

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