Empty Space & Quad Case


This U.S. typecase construction matches that shown in Palmer & Rey, Type Specimen Book, 1892 and Barnhardt Bros & Spindler, Pony Specimen, 1893 and American Type Founders, Specimen of Wood Type and Catalogue of Printers Wood Goods and Materials, 1893 and Cleveland Type Foundry, Catalogue and Price List of Type and Material, 1893 and Catalogue and Book of Specimens of Type Faces and Printing Material and Machinery, 1895 and American Type Founders (Central Type Foundry), Blue Book, 1895 and Pacific Coast Blue Book - Specimens of Type, Printing Machinery, Printing Material, 1896 and Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Printing Machinery and Supplies, Wood Goods and Wood Type, Fine Printing Inks, 1897, and Bruce Type Foundry, Handy Book of Printing Types, c.1899. A possible lay is Cleveland. American Printing Equipment & Supply Co, Catalog, 1983 show an Improved version of the case, with one more row of small boxes.

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This page was written in 1997 by David Bolton and last updated 11 February 2015.