No 131, 4 line

Specimen of No 131, 4 line

This type measures 4 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 January, 1880 Page’s Wood Type Album.

This cut of No 131 was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 285 and in the folio on page 45.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton No 94

Morgans & Wilcox Peerless [3126]

National Printers’ Materials  No 131

Page No 131  [4094]

Tubbs Peerless or  No 2087 

Wells Old Style Antique No 2  [5118]

This is the Hamilton cut.