Antique Light Face, 4 line

Specimen of Antique Light Face, 4 line

This type measures 4 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block does not have a manufacturer’s stamp.

This face was first shown as wood type by Darius Wells and E.R. Webb in their 1854 Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Antique Light Face was not shown in either  American Wood Type  or the folio.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Antique Light Face  [174]

Knox  Light Face Antique

National Printers’ Materials Antique Light Face

Page Antique Light Face  [4174]

Wells Antique Light Face [5011 & 5012]

This is the Hamilton cut.