Italic letter press type ID

bobbygrotesk's picture

Hi guys,

Just wondering if anybody knew what this letterpress type could be?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v328/bobbykills/Picture24.png

Thanks a lot

—B

Robert Trogman's picture

The type is ATF Cheltenham Italic with swash, circa 1900

bobbygrotesk's picture

Wow, thanks for the speedy reply Robert.

Just did a little bit of research on it, seems it was made c. 1918

Do you know if it has been digitized?

I find the lower case characters very unique and interesting.

—B

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