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It’s always a joy to see a 1 that’s got a bit of a personality. This typeface is just so quirky, it’s definitely one of my favorites. I love the angle, shape and size of the top of the “flag” of the numeral, and how it’s proportions compare to the main vertical stroke. As is common in wood type numerals, the little guy is stained with red ink.

Style: Gothic
Style first appeared: Unknown
Size: 15 line
Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturing Method: Pantograph
Is it part of a complete set? Yes

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