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Each poster in this British Postal Heritage collection is printed on-demand so we are able to offer all the poster prints at different sizes and finishes at all times. They are produced from high resolution digital scans of the original artworks. Choose any poster at any size as a fine art print, canvas print, box canvas print or a framed picture. We do not keep stocks - we really do print on-demand - and we deliver to most places in the world.

Poster Print Information

The giclee poster prints are individually produced high-resolution reproduction prints produced on special large format printers.  We print at high resolutions of 1440 printed dots per inch on satin and gloss papers, fine art paper and canvases to ensure superior fine art quality.  Our prints are far superior to traditional low priced lithographic prints and posters that are typically printed at 300dpi.

The giclee print process is recognised by the Fine Arts Trade Guild as a medium of the very highest quality for the reproduction of art prints that accurately display the artist’s true purpose.

The images of posters on the site are low resolution thumbnails but each print is produced from a high resolution file by our staff and machines in Bletchley Park. We guarantee that you will receive superb art gallery quality poster prints in the fastest possible turnaround time.

Substrates - Art Papers and Canvas

For simplicity online, we use the following substrates:

  -  Satin Paper
  -  Gloss Paper
  -  Fine Art Paper
  -  Canvases.

You can choose to have your canvas stretched and framed (see below) and you can choose to have your print with a mount and moulding for a framed picture.

Satin Paper is satin 3944 - 230 g/m² high quality photo paper - Supersorb Photo Paper PE 220 - which is microporous SuperDry coated, based on a high quality opaque white double sided PE coated true photo paper. This high quality paper ensures vibrant photo-realistic image reproduction and has super fast drying with a very high ink limit and exceptional wide colour gamut with soft colour gradients.

Gloss Paper is glossy 3938 - 230 g/m² high quality photo paper - Supersorb Photo Paper PE 220 - which is microporous SuperDry coated, based on a high quality opaque white double sided PE coated true photo paper. This high quality paper ensures vibrant photo-realistic image reproduction and has super fast drying with a very high ink limit and exceptional wide colour gamut with soft colour gradients.

Fine Art Paper is 315 gsm coated Smooth Cotton High White 100% Cotton Fourdrinier Acid Free Paper. This silky smooth surface structure is designed to retain the natural characteristics of a ultra smooth high-white art paper with excellent colour gamut. The surface has a special matte coating, designed for high quality fine art reproduction on giclée printers.

Our Canvas is an Instant Dry Canvas WR 350 Satin - 350 g/m² - a single side satin coated Artistic Canvas designed for high quality graphic-art applications on inkjet plotters and printers. You can choose to have a rolled print or a box canvas print – a canvas stretched across a strong wooden frame and delivered to you ready to hang. For more information please see ‘Canvas Prints'.

Poster  Print Sizes

We can print these posters at any print size to suit your requirements - please contact us directly if you do need a specific size. For simplicity on the website, our standard print sizes follow the European 'A' size convention:

   - A5 - 210 x 149mm - 8.30' x 5.90 inches
   - A4 - 297 x 210mm - 11.75 x 8.3 inches
   - A3 - 297 x 420mm - 11.75 x 16.5 inches
   - A2 - 420 x 594mm - 16.50 x 23.4 inches
   - A1 - 594 x 841mm - 23.40 x 33.0 inches
   - A0 - 841 x 1189mm - 33.00 x 46.8 inches.

Poster prints can optionally be provided with a border (for example to allow for framing) of approximately 15mm around the image. This is our standard margin but we can amend this to suit your own particular requirements so please contact us if you need this changed. Rolled canvas prints are shipped with a 70mm white space around the image to enable you to have it frame-stretched yourself. Prints are not provided cropped. For special border and cropping requirements, please contact Printree directly.

Poster Print Perspectives

The original poster are a variety of shapes and sizes. Where the aspect ratio of the selected poster does not match the selected print paper size, the print will be made to maximize the size of the print on the paper, i.e. the longest edge of the print will match the longest edge of the paper.

Special Requests

We are pleased to accept enquiries for special poster print sizes, substrates and other services such as laminating, varnishing and mounting. Please email Printree at info@printree.net or call on 01908 363439.

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