Antique Tuscan No 9, 20 line

Specimen of Antique Tuscan No 9, 20 line

This type measures 20 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 William H. Page in his 1859  Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Antique Tuscan No 9 was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 315 and in the folio on page 85.

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 most similar to the Wells cut.