German Condensed, 15 line

Specimen of German Condensed, 15 line

This type measures 15 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 German was not shown in either  American Wood Type  or the folio.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton German No 4 or  No 614

Morgans & Wilcox German Condensed [3227]

National Printers’ Materials German Condensed

Page German Condensed [4614]

Tubbs German Condensed or  No 2162

Wells German Condensed or  No 694  [5245]

This is the Hamilton cut.