Specimen of Columbian 8 line

This type measures 8 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 Columbian was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 268 and in the folio on page 53.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Columbian or  No 155

Morgans & Wilcox Columbian [3048]

National Printers’ Materials Columbian

Page Columbian [4155]

Tubbs Columbian

Wells Columbian or  No 450 [5047]

This cut is the Page cut.