Antique Condensed

ABC of Antique Condensed, 4 line

This type measures 4 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Page & Co., Greenville, Ct. which was used by Page and Basset between 1857–1859.

This face was first shown as wood type by Edwin Allen in George Nesbitt’s 1838 First Premium Wood Types Cut by Machinery. 

This cut of Antique Condensed was shown in  American Wood Type on page 246 and in the folio on page 46.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Allen Antique Condensed

Bill, Stark Antique Condensed

Cooley Antique Condensed

Hamilton No 172

Knox Antique Condensed

Leavenworth Antique Condensed

Morgans & Wilcox    Antique Condensed  [3008]

Page    Antique Condensed    [4172]

Tubbs Antique Condensed  or No 2043

Wells Antique Condensed    [5009]

This is the Page cut.