In the 1976 second edition of her book on Victorian ornamented types, Nicolete Gray identifies this as a face by Caslon, circa 1854. It is number 184 in her "Chart of Ornamented Typefaces." (Gray, Nicolete, and Ray Nash. Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1976.))
The typeface was shown by and from the collection of Steve L. Watts in 1960 and identified then as Extra Ornamented No. 2 by V. & J. Figgins (prior to 1860). (Watts, Stevens Lewis. Cool and Collected: The Pastime Printer (Front Royal, VA: The Privateer Press, 1960.)) Here is his showing of it:
At some point in the 1960s (but after his December 1962 Specimen 7A, in which it is not shown) this type was offered by Typefounders, Inc. [of Phoenix]. The matrices for this casting would presumably have been electroformed from existing type.
Here is the "Phoenix" revival, as shown in a brochure by LATF illustrating the types they had acquired from Typefounders, Inc.
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