Rescued from the old newspaper office in Silverton, Colorado. This type was made by the Pacific States Type Foundry in San Francisco (1888-1896) as shown by the pinmark. Complete and in pretty good condition except there is no ampersand. Characters Q g j p q y are kerned, indicating the matrices may have been cut before the point system was standard. Includes special characters Sterling and both lowercase diphthongs. Weight 13.75 lbs.
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