Taylor's Adjustable Type Mold
"Directions for Using Taylor's Adjustable Type Mold." (NY: Eastern Brass & Wood Type Company, [n.d.])
Thanks are due to Sky Shipley of Skyline Type Foundry ( www.skylinetype.com) for making this document available.
The icon at left links to a perfectly useful version of this digitization converted (internally) into JPEG images at an effective resolution of 600dpi and presented (externally) as a PDF. It's about 16 Megabytes. With an overwrought sense of archival duty, here is a PDF of the same constructed out of my original 1200dpi scans saved losslessly as PNG images . It is 141 Megabytes.
Advertisement ( Inland Printer, 1920)
From The Inland Printer. Vol. 66, No. 2 (November, 1920), p. 256. (from the Google Books scan of the University of Michigan copy, as presented via The Hathi Trust, Hathi ID: mdp.39015086783654). The same ad ran in several numbers of this volume of The Inland Printer.
US Patent 979,222
United States patent 979,222. Issued 1910-12-20 to Arthur S. Taylor. Filed 1910-04-04 as application serial number 553,173. "Adjustable Hand Type-Mold."
Photographs of a mold at Skyline Type Foundry.
The "Directions for Using Taylor's Adjustable Type Mold" are in the public domain.
The advertisement from The Inland Printer (1920) is in the public domain.
US patent specifications are in the public domain by law.
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