Hand Inscribed, Hand Inscribing
Hand Inscribed, Hand Inscribing. Placing lettering on an existing medallic object, as to customize or personalize it, by flat engraving performed by an engraver. This produces incised lettering, and is in contrast with such engraving by machine. See flat engraving.
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For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators
COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON
Roger W. Burdette, Editor