No 504

Specimen of No 504

This type measures 8 line in size and was produced with the die-cut method. The type block    is stamped Patented Dec, 20, 1887 which was used by Page starting in 1887.

This face was first shown as wood type by William H. Page in his 1890  Pages New Process Wood Type Album.

This cut of No 504 was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 287 and in the folio on page 86.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Page No 117  [270]

This cut is the Page cut.

Of the 17 faces designed as a die-cut type by Page and Setchell, this design is one of nine examples in the collection.

In American Wood Type this design is mislabeled No 154.