Antique, 12 line

ABC of Antique, 12 line

This type measures 12 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Wm. H. Page & Co., Greenville, Ct. which was used by Page and Mowry between 1859–1870.

This face was first shown as wood type by Darius Wells in his March, 1828 specimen book titled simply D. Wells, Letter Cutter. This was the first specimen book of wood type ever produced.

Antique was shown in  American Wood Type on page 244. This cut was shown in the folio on page 56.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Allen Antique

Bill, Stark Antique

Cooley Antique

Hamilton Antique  or No 51

Knox Antique

Leavenworth Antique

Morgans & Wilcox Antique  [3014]

Page Antique  [4051]

Tubbs Antique or  No 2042

Wells Antique  [5013]

This is the Page cut.