This U.S. layout is shown in Hamilton Manufacturing Company: Modern Cabinets, Furniture and Materials for Printers Catalog 14, c. 1907. It was designed to save floor space and time in correcting Monotype matter, with a sloping space rest for a galley built in, and with the distance the compositor's hand had to travel reduced to a minimum.
The empty case configuration is Monotype Correcting.
|Other empty cases|
ie with the boxes left blank
|Other type layouts|
ie with characters assigned to boxes
|Full Index of layouts||Glossary of terms used||Sources of the layouts||Introduction|
|Quantities in a fount of type||Quantities in a case of type|
|Notes about Job|
and Double Cases
|Notes about Upper cases||Notes about Lower cases||Alembic home page|