French Antique No 1, 24 line

Specimen of French Antique No 1, 24 line

This type measures 24 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Page W. T. Co. which was used by Page between 1876–1891.

This face was first shown as wood type by William Morgans and H.K. Wilcox in their 1884 Condensed Specimen Book of Wood Type.

This cut of French Antique No 1 was not shown in  American Wood Type  but was in the folio on page 9.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton No 180

Morgans & Wilcox French Antique No 1  [3001]

National Printers’ Materials French Antique

Page No 143  [257]

Tubbs No 2107

Wells French Antique No 2 [5002]

This is the Page cut.