Antique Extended, 2 line

Specimen of Antique Extended, 2 line

This type measures 2 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. 

Antique Extended was shown in  American Wood Type on page 245.    This cut was shown in the folio on page 46.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Allen Antique Extended

Bill, Stark Antique Extended

Cooley Antique Extended

Hamilton No 77

Knox Extended Antique

Morgans & Wilcox Antique Extended [3016]

Page Antique Extended [254]

Tubbs No 2050

Wells Antique Extended or  No 346 [5016]

This is the Page cut.