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12 line Trenton

picture and printed proof of 12 line Trenton wood type capital letter X

12 line Trenton

Called Trenton by Morgans & Wilcox and Hamilton (also No. 168), this modified/modulated Gothic, with its miniscule, Runic-like serifs made its first appearance as No. 157 in Wm. H. Page’s 1888 Specimens of Machine Cut Wood Type! David Shields corrected Rob Roy Kelly’s identification of Hamilton as the originator.

This scan is from a facsimile edition, printed by Pioneer Press of W. Va., Inc. The original is in the collection of Dave Peat.

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