Archived entries for Calendar Set

8 line Calendar 6309

Easy Like Sunday Mornin’

4 line Sun

This block, with its unidentified Blackletter or Broken Script style letter, came with the other six Latin style days of the week.

Saturday Night’s Alright for Fightin’

4 line Sat

TGIF

4 line Fri

The/Thu

4 line Thu

I Thee Wed

4 line Wed

Tue for Tuesday

4 line Tue

Manic Monday

4 line Mon

One of seven abbreviated weekdays from a perpetual calendar set – unfortunately, I do not have the months or figures. The reversed out typeface is Latin, Peerless, or Old Style Antique, characterized by sharp, wedge-shaped serifs. This style of letter appeared as wood type for the first time in 1879.

Eight is Enough

8 line Hamilton Calendar Figures, style No. 630

Did I Catch a Niner in There?

8 line Hamilton Calendar Figures, style No. 6309

According to the 1938 Hamilton specimen, “All calendar figures in any one size and style are made up in uniform size blocks. A set includes figures 1 to 31, fractions, and seven blanks.” The price in 1938 for an 8 line Calendar Set (as just described) was $13. All of the figures and fractions are present in my font, sadly I am missing the seven blanks.



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