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Linotype items, New York State

Started by Dave Hughes, September 12, 2011, 02:30:07 PM

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Dave Hughes

I have recently been approached by a lady who is interested in finding out more about, and possibly selling, the Linotype-related items pictured.

























I thought the space-bands looked quite interesting, and possibly brand new.

The matrices, look like they could just possibly the contents of various "Pi Trays" all put together!

Don't forget you can take a closer look at any picture by clicking on it.
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Dave Hughes

I've got a further email and picture.

The lady has grouped all the mats together according to their identification numbers.

Anyone interested in having them?

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Michael Seitz

The second post photo shows what numbers we are looking at, but since we are looking at the bottoms of the mats, no idea of what letter the sorts represent.


Dave Hughes

Sally said some of the mats have symbols on like hearts, skull and crossbones! etc.

I think they are definitely the contents of several "sorts" or "pi" trays.

She is trying to get some better photographs showing the characters.
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Sally

I did a rough count of what I have.  I have about 200 or 300 more that are miscellaneous and not included in this list. Any info on them is much appreciated.
Czech in 9 (delta) 104.
7 (delta) 122 symbols and fractions
7 1/2 (delta) 122 symbols and fractions
Polish 10 (delta) 1775 
Czech 10 (delta) 208
English 9 (delta) 104 numbers, fractions, symbols ($,%.@,&, and more)
English 8(delta) 420 many numbers, letters, about 1000 total.misc. letters and symbols
Czech 12 (delta)94 letters about 70
Czech 8 (delta) 420 about 150 total
Greek 10(delta) 670 about 75 total
Czech 9 (delta) 6 about 150 total

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