About The Blade Vault



Blade History, Your Story

The Toledo Blade first stamped its way out of a printing press on Saturday morning, December 19, 1835. Everyday since it has been weaving the rich tapestry of Toledo and its region's history. The Blade Vault is our online store that lets you display our shared culture — from pre Civil War to The Industrial Revolution through The Digital Revolution. 

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Style & Substance

The Blade Vault offers a wide array of specialty items, from custom prints to unique souvenirs, books, and apparel. Custom designed prints feature only the Blade article of interest to you, but we also have pre-made "Archive Prints", which are compositions of historical photos, text, and graphic elements. True "Page Reproductions" are available as well, front pages of historical moments or inside pages featuring whatever may be specific to you. 

Own your piece of history.