Item #950 Type Specimen Poster: Square-Serif

Type Specimen Poster: Square-Serif

A two-color typography specimen poster of the Square-Serif font family, developed around 1803, produced by the Eastern Corporation paper company to highlight their paper product and its printing attributes. Also displayed in the margins are multiple samples of other fonts in the Square-Serif style including Arme Latine, Moliere, Poilu Ancien, Stymie, Gold Rush and Eqyptian Condensed. The poster is printed on Eastern's Manifest Bond paper, which is an "outstanding mill-brand paper in the economy-group" which will "insure cleaner, sharper impressions with a minimum of waste, stoppages and other troubles that cost a printer time and money". Item #950.

Condition: Very Good, folded as issued; 3/8" closed tear at middle left edge.

Type Specimen Poster
Eastern Corporation
17" x 22"
Offset printed
Bangor, Maine: 1956

Price: $80.00

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