Egyptian No 2

Specimen of Egyptian No 2

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 James Conner’s Sons Typographic Messenger, Vol.9 No.2 (April, 1874).

This cut of Egyptian No 2 was shown in  American Wood Type on page 253 and in the folio on page 30.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Egyptian No 2 or No 159

Morgans & Wilcox Egyptian Antique No 2

National Printers’ Materials Egyptian No 2

Page    Egyptian No 2  [4159]

Tubbs Antique Condensed  or No 2043

Wells Egyptian Antique No 2 [5017]

This is the Page cut.