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Antique Hamilton Industrial Typesetter's 24 Drawer Cabinet c.1926

$2,995

ABOUT

An early 20th century typesetter's Oak cabinet by Hamilton Mfg Company with 24 wooden flat file drawers used to house steel typeset letters. Each drawer is numbered with black, metal oval plaques with white numbers and original green "Hamilton" metal pulls. Several drawers stamped underneath "Inspected No. Dec. 18, 1926".

Original brass "Hamilton Mfg. Co." plaque and "American Type Founders Company, San Francisco" label.

  • CREATOR Hamilton Mfg. Co., Two Rivers, Wisconsin.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1926.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Metal, Oak.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Refinished in a shellac and paste wax finish.
  • DIMENSIONS H 44 in. D 24.25 in. W 25.5 in., Drawers: H 1.25 in. D 15.25 in. W 20.25 in.

HISTORY

Hamilton Manufacturing Company was incorporated on January 1, 1889.

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