Letterpress Survey

100 Letterpress printers were surveyed. Here are the results.

1. How long have you been actively printing with a letterpress?
Less than a year • 18%
1-5 years • 42%
5-10 years • 12%
over 10 years • 28 %

2. Your opinion of “deep impression”?
It is poor technique, and displays a misuse of equipment. • 35%
It is really cool and separates letterpress from other forms of printing. • 61%
I don’t know what “deep impression” means. • 4%

3. A reasonable price to pay for a working C&P 10×15 is:
$100 • 6%
$500 • 52%
$1,000 • 31%
more than $1,000 • 11%

4. The majority of my income comes from letterpress printing.
TRUE • 19%
FALSE • 81%

5. Which do you do most often?
Set type to create my design/layout. • 35%
Create custom plates using polymer, copper, or some other material. • 35%

Usually a combination of both. • 30%

6. The best tabletop platen press is:
C&P Pilot was by far the most popular answer.

7. What is your main (most often used) press?
read the list of answers HERE

8. What type of materials do you print most of? (business cards, stationery, posters, etc.)
read the list of answers HERE

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