This type measures 10 line in size and was produced with the end-cut method. The type block is stamped Hamilton, Two Rivers, Wis. which was used by Hamilton between 1891–1950s.
This face was first shown as wood type by J.E. Hamilton in his 1891 Wood Type Specimens.
This cut of No 676 was not shown in either American Wood Type or the folio.
Type name used by manufacturer:
Hamilton No 676
This is the Hamilton cut.
This face is labeled “original design”and marked “Patent Pending” in the Hamilton Wood Type Specimens from 1891. This face is marked “Patented” in Hamilton’s 1908 Specimen No 17.