Origin & Development of the Linotype - Definitive "Inland Printer" article
Started by Dave Hughes, June 25, 2008, 04:42:22 PM
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QuoteThen a stage was reached when strip brass matrices, each bearing a number of punched characters, were arranged in lines from which slugs were cast. Finally, smaller brass matrices were employed each bearing one or two characters and these were stored in a container or magazine. In this way the machine gradually assumed the form we know so well today.