Clarendon No 1, 5 line

Specimen of Clarendon No 1 5 line

This type measures 5 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Hamilton, Two Rivers, Wis.  which was used by Hamilton between 1891–1950s.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in James Conner’s Sons Typographic Messenger, Vol.2 No.3 (March, 1867).

Clarendon No 1 was shown in American Wood Type  on page 257. This cut was shown in the folio on page 47.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Clarendon No 1 or  No 154

Morgans & Wilcox Clarendon No 1 [3035]

National Printers’ Materials Clarendon No 1

Page Clarendon No 1  [4154]

Tubbs Clarendon No 1 or  No 2020

Wells Clarendon No 1 or  No 431  [5031]

This is the Hamilton cut.