Antique Tuscan Extended, 6 line

Specimen of Antique Tuscan 6 line

This type measures 6 line in size and was produced with the veneer method. The type block does not have a manufacturer’s stamp, but does have a paper label that indicates that Hamilton produced this cut in 1881.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1865 specimen book.

This cut of Antique Tuscan Expanded was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 279 and in the folio on page 51.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Antique Tuscan Expanded or  No 14

Morgans & Wilcox Antique Tuscan Extended

National Printers’ Materials Antique Tuscan Expanded

Page Antique Tuscan Expanded  [4015]

Tubbs Antique Tuscan Expanded or No 2062

Wells  Antique Tuscan Expanded or  No 343  [5199]

This is the Hamilton cut.

In American Wood Type Kelly mis-labeled Antique Tuscan Expanded as Antique Tuscan Extended.