Antique Extended, 5 line

Specimen of Antique Extended, 5 line

This type measures 5 line in size and was produced with the veneer method. The type block does not have a manufacturers stamp, but it is known that it was produced in 1881 by Hamilton.

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 Extended was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 245 and in the folio on page 7.

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 Hamilton cut.