Early Machines

Terry Foster sent in these superb pictures of early Machines, taken from an old book. The captions are also taken from the book.

The Kastenbein Typesetter
The Linotype Blower
The Square Base Linotype
The Linotype Model 1
The Reconstructed Linotype Model 1
The Linotype Model 2
The Linotype Model 3
The Linograph
The Linotype Model 4 (First Style)
The Linotype Model 4 (Second Style)
The Linotype Model 6

The Linotype Model 1

Linotype Model 1

Single-letter machine. The Model 1 Machine was later improved and built for double-letter matrices.

(This machine produced type faces up to 11-point and type bodies up to 12-point, in all measures up to 30 pica ems.)

This model is no longer built.


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