Aldine Expanded

Specimen of Aldine Expanded

This type measures 12 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block    is stamped The Hamilton Mfg. Co., Two Rivers, Wis. which was believed, though unconfirmed, to have been used by Hamilton in 1889.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1872 Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Aldine Expanded was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 264 and in the folio on pages 63 and 64.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Aldine Expanded or  No 76

Morgans & Wilcox Aldine Expanded [3046]

Page Aldine Expanded [4076]

Tubbs Aldine Expanded or  No 2098

Wells Aldine Expanded or  No 500 [5046]

This cut is the Hamilton cut.