We ain't your grandpappy's print shop.

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Established in Cincinnati in 2011, Steam Whistle Letterpress specializes in handset greeting cards printed with vintage wood type and halftone cuts.

You can find our letterpress greeting cards and other specialty products in our online shop as well as in retail shops across the country, the UK, and Canada!

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Hot off the press

Estate sale ephemera. Vintage new deck of blue playing cards - printed 4/1 on super cheap stock. I really love the design too, full bleeds with yellow boxes for the values. Makes me wish I still had offset equipment.
Three years worth of @stationeryshow booth number signs #nss2016
Steppin' up the signage game for our #nss2016 booth
New wholesale catalogs are in!! Do you sell paper goods? Would you like to sell our paper goods? Send us your address!
The manual rotary silkscreen press (for printing glassware and cardboard tubes). Finished the new rollers (on the left). Much better than the old rollers (on the right). Action videos to follow soon. #silkscreen #printmaking
Never not reprinting. #letterpress #leadtype #printmaking #boogievan #vannin

Instagram Giveaways! @steamwhistlepress

Every month we'll select one random follower who mentions @steamwhistlepress in a comment on Instagram to win a surprise pack of handmade Steam Whistle goods! Follow us on Instagram to join the fun.