French Antique No 1, 8 line

Specimen of French Antique No 1, 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 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 37.

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.