Antique Tuscan No 9

Specimen of Antique Tuscan No 9, 6 line

This type measures 6 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped The Hamilton Mfg. Co, Chicago & Two Rivers   which was used by Hamilton between 1889–1891.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1859  Specimens of Wood Type.

Antique Tuscan No 9 was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 315. This cut was shown in the folio on pages 46.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Antique Tuscan No 9 or  No 17

Page Antique Tuscan No 9    [4017]

Tubbs No 2173

Wells Gothic Tuscan X Condensed No 1 or  No 636  [5088]

This is the Hamilton cut.