Die stamping is a sensual, tactile process that elaborates detail with precision which no other printing process can produce. All die stamping and engraved printing is based on a copper plate or steel die. They are both engraved differently, and in the U.K. at least, there are very few people left who still work and engrave steel dies.
Perrott Die Stamp using Waite and Saville Printing Presses of various sizes. These machines were made towards the beginning of the 20th century and despite sadly no longer in production, it is almost impossible to find a modern machine that is able to compete, in terms of quality with one of these older machines.