Empty New York/Boston Job Case


This U.S. case matches the New York Job Case shown in American Type Founders, Specimen of Wood Type and Printers Goods and Materials, 1893 and Handy Specimen Book - Specimens of Type Borders & Ornmanent Brass Rule, Wood Type, etc. Catalogue of Printing Machinery and Materials, Wood Goods, etc, Buffalo 1897, 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. It is shown as the Boston Job Case in American Type Founders, Central Type Foundry Blue Book, 1895. The upper case (right hand) bay has seven rows of seven boxes, which should all be the same size. Later versions (the Improved New York) have only five rows of boxes, one small and four large shown by eg ATF 1906 and one small and three large and one small, shown by eg Hamilton 1932.

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This page was written in 2001 by David Bolton and last updated 11 February 2015.