Original goods

Recommended Original goods

  • Micro book Flowers of the Four Seasons


    Toppan Printing has produced a micro book on the theme of the "Flowers of the Fours Seasons," measuring just 0.75mm×0.75 mm. Electronic printing techniques were employed to create the book, but Toppan still insisted on making a plate, printing on paper and binding the book. An enlarged version of the book and magnifying lens are provided so that visitors can examine the contents. The book was certified as the "smallest printed book" by the Guinness Book of Records™ on July 1, 2013.

  • Postcards

    165 yen each (incl. tax)

    Focusing on material that there is not enough space to show in the General Exhibition, our staff have selected their recommendations from the collection. An explanation of the material is provided on the blank side of the postcards.

  • Printing Museum A5-size postcards

    385 yen (incl. tax)

    These large postcards (non-standard size mail) take the Museum entrance as their motif. Conveying the spectacular nature of the entrance, they are quite impressive.

  • Die cut cards (letterpress sorting tray, composing stick)

    385 yen (incl. tax)

    These postcards (non-standard size mail) provide the impression of holding a letterpress sorting tray and the composing stick used to line up the type during the typesetting process.

  • Flip book memo pad "Color Bird" B7 size, 96 pages

    660 yen (incl. tax)

    Flick through the pages of the memo pad and you will see colorful birds flying between mountains, like an animation.

  • Map design tote bag (B4)

    3,080 yen (incl. tax)

    The front of this robust canvas bag is printed with a map of Edo era Tokyo, with a map of modern Tokyo's sightseeing places on the other side (marked in English). The handle allows it to be also worn over the shoulder.

  • KAMPIPEN (black ink ballpoint pens available in black, red and blue with a white logo or in white, yellow or green with a black logo)

    220 yen (incl. tax)

    These paper-based pens are made from paper recycled in Japan. They have a nice warmth to the touch and write smoothly and comfortably.

  • Suruga Typeface Sugar

    Suruga Typeface Sugar   648 yen (incl. tax)
    Suruga Typeface Sugar & Coffee Gift Set   2,700 yen (incl. tax)

    This sugar is molded in the shape of the Suruga typeface that is one of the Museum's treasures. The"yagenbori" (carved like a druggist's mortar) feature of this typeface has been faithfully reproduced. The sugar uses only sugar cane grown in Okinawa Prefecture.

  • Original Towel (in red, white or black, approximately 32cm×85cm)

    1,320 yen (incl. tax)

    Made of extra-long staple Supima Cotton, it is from Imabari, the largest towel producer in Japan.

  • Kaishi (Japanese napkin) cleaner (case included)

    660 yen (incl. tax)

    This is a lens wiper made from Tosa traditional Japanese paper. The case features the printer invented by Stanhope and a line from Substance of Earl Stanhope's Speech.

  • Gutenberg's 42-line Bible T-shirt(Color: White, Black / Size: M, L)

    2,750 yen each (incl. tax)

    Gutenberg is said to be the founder of modern letterpress printing. The T-shirt is decorated with the museum's precious holding, one of the pages of the Gutenberg bible printed around 1455.