No 117

Specimen of No 117

This type measures 36 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Wm. H. Page & Co. which was used by Page and Mowry between 1870–1876.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his April, 1879  Pages Wood Type Album.

This cut of No 117 was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 240 and in the folio on page 46.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Morgans & Wilcox French Clarendon XXX Condensed [3022]

Page No 117  [270]

Tubbs French Clarendon XXX Condensed or  No 2023

Wells French Clarendon XXX Condensed    [5021]

This cut is the Page cut.

In American Wood Type Kelly stated that this design was first shown in the July, 1879  issue of Pages Wood Type Album.