Belgian, 6 line

Specimen of Belgian 6 line

This type measures 6 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 1870 Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Belgian was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 263 and in the folio on page 46.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Belgian or  No 160

Morgans & Wilcox Belgian [3055]

National Printers’ Materials Belgian

Page Belgian  [4160]

Wells Belgian [5057]

This cut is the Page cut.