Empty Three Quarter California Job Case


This U.S. case configuration is shown by, for example, American Type Founders, American Line Type Book 1906, and Barnhart Bros & Spindler, Book of Type Specimens No.9 1907, and Hamilton Manufacturing Company, Modern Cabinets, Furniture and Materials for Printers, Catalog 14 c.1907. The lay is Three Quarter. The case is simply a smaller version of the full-size California Job case, and is 26½x16⅝ inches.

Hamilton state that all their three quarter cases are the same style and arrangement as their full size cases, and in 1907 listed the following three quarter cases:

Adjustable Lead & Slug No.1 (available in two depths)
Adjustable Lead & Slug No.2 (available in two depths)
(Empty) Blank Case
Border Case
California Job Case
Dearing Job Case
Duplex Job Case
Figure Case
Furneaux Rule Case
Hamilton Job Case
Improved Job Case
Improved Space and Quad Case
Italic Job Case
      Lead and Slug Case
Metal Furniture Case (available in two depths)
News Cap case
News Lower Case
Practical Space and Quad Case
Rule Case
Spaceless Job Case
Triple Case
Two Rivers Cap Case
Wells Job Case
Wheeler Job Case
Yankee Job Case

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This page was written in 2016 by David Bolton and last updated 24 January 2016.