Empty Excelsior Case


This U.S. typecase is shown in Kelsey & Co: Printers Dictionary and Guide Book (1892). They also show an Improved case and Excelsior Improved lay, with additional boxes. The case is Two Third size. It was designed to store capital letters adjacent to their lower case counterparts.

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This page was written in 1998 by David Bolton and last updated 28 December 01.