ABC of Trenton


Specimen of Trenton

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 William H. Page in his 1888  Specimens of Machine Cut Wood Type!

This cut of Trenton was shown in  American Wood Type  on page 333 and in the folio on page 08.

Type name used by manufacturer:

Hamilton Trenton or  No 168

Morgans & Wilcox Trenton [3105]

Page No 157  [4168]

Tubbs No 2007

Wells Trenton  [5104]

This is the Hamilton cut.

In American Wood Type Kelly stated that this face was first shown by Hamilton in 1889.