Clarendon Extended, 10 line

Specimen of Clarendon Extended 10 line

This type measures 10 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Page & Co., Greenville, Ct.  which was used by Page between 1857–1859.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1860 Supplementary Specimens of Wood Type.

This cut of Clarendon Extended was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 267 and in the folio on pages 39 and 40.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Clarendon Extended or  No 53

Morgans & Wilcox Clarendon Extended [3037]

National Printers’ Materials Clarendon Extended

Page Clarendon Extended [4053]

Tubbs Clarendon Extended or  No 2027

Wells Clarendon Extended or  No 438 [5033]

This cut is the Page cut.

In American Wood Type Kelly stated that this design was first shown by Page in 1859. It was listed in the 1859 Specimens of Wood Type  price index,  but was not shown until the following year in Supplementary Specimens of Wood Type.