Large Circus Letterpress Wood Type 3 1/4" Tall - Rare Antique Tuscan Outline
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Large Circus Letterpress Wood Type 3 1/4" Tall - Rare Antique Tuscan Outline:
Large Gorgeous Circus Type
Rare Antique Tuscan Outline
Uppercase letters & punctuation - 3 1/4" tall (20 line)
Lots of Letters!! This wooden letterpress type isin good used condition.
We didn't see any markings on the type but per RRK book; it is same style by Webber & Wells 1840.
The set hasnormal dings & wear associated with age--the K has a crack in it and some of the letters
have small cracks on the base but it doesn't impact how it prints.
We did a quick proof and the type prints well.
It needsa really good cleaning. See photos for letter counts and proofs.
We stand behind our type and want you to be happy with it.
Let us know if you have questions prior to offerding.
On May-22-13 at 10:48:56 PDT, seller added the following information:
Correction:Since there are no markings we can find, the type is found pictured in Rob Roy Kelly's book asTuscan Outlined byWells and Webb in an 1849 type specimen.