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Interpreting incidents from each of the 23 stages of the Tour de France, we will produce a portfolio of daily letterpress posters.
34 backers pledged $4,850 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge $1 or more About $1

    We will mail you a nice thank you postcard cut from one of our makeready copies.

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    You will receive a series of 5 blank postcards randomly cut from the makeready sheets we use to get the type and image correctly set up. Print quality and registration may differ in radical ways from the final broadside for that stage.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    You will receive a series of 15 blank postcards randomly cut from the makeready sheets we use to get the type and image correctly set up. Print quality and registration may differ in radical ways from the final broadside for that stage.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    Chose 1 of the remaining individual prints from the pool of 115 broadsides. Priority is generally given first to those purchasing 4 posters and in the order of the commitment to the project.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    You'll receive one of 10 copies that we are planning to make from multiple overprints of all 23 stage pieces (up to 46 impressions). They may end up looking like a massive pileup of the pelaton, but we are going to give it a try.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    We will set aside 5 portfolios (115 posters) that will be offered as individual prints. For $150 you may choose 4 individual prints from within those 5 sets with priority given on a first-donor, first-served basis from Kickstarter donors. We will try to post each day's image on our website.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    You and one friend can join us to watch the cycling stage on our TV (typically begins around 8:30 am and keep in mind we are in Newark, Delaware), have lunch (our treat), and help choose the day's poster topic(s). Then spend the rest of the day in our studio composing the type / images and printing the actual poster, which you will then sign along with the Lead Graffiti staff for inclusion in the portfolios. You'll receive 3 copies of the poster.

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    Pledge $450 or more About $450

    Along with our gratitude, you will receive the complete set of 23 broadsides, title page, description page, and colophon in a specially designed handmade portfolio with a custom pastepaper cover made by Lead Graffiti. Essentially this is $19.50 per poster and we'll throw in the title page, colophon, descriptive page, portfolio and mailing inside the continental U.S. for free. And we'll throw in a few pieces of woodtype used in printing the posters.

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    Pledge $600 or more About $600

    Along with our gratitude, you will receive the complete set of 23 broadsides, title page, description page, and colophon in a specially designed handmade portfolio with a custom pastepaper cover made by Lead Graffiti. Essentially this is $19.50 per poster and we'll throw in the title page, colophon, descriptive page, and portfolio for free. In addition, you and one friend can join us to watch the cycling stage on our TV (typically begins around 8:30 am and keep in mind we are in Newark, Delaware), have lunch (our treat), and help choose the day's poster topic. Then spend the rest of the day in our studio composing the type / images and printing the actual poster, which you will then sign along with the Lead Graffiti staff for inclusion in the portfolios. You'll receive 3 copies of the poster. And we'll throw in a few pieces of woodtype used in printing the poster (but maybe not until we finish the entire set).

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