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Re: Risca

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  • michael babcock | interrobang
    Andrew & Harold, thanks for the background and observations. Certainly a long history. there has been a silence from the gent in Wales so not sure what he has
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 12, 2003
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      Andrew & Harold,

      thanks for the background and observations. Certainly a long history.

      there has been a silence from the gent in Wales so not sure what he has or
      where this stands.

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      best, m | interrobang



      > Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 15:14:09 +0200
      > From: Andrew Brown <ab@...>
      > Subject: RE: Risca Type
      >
      > As Harold Berliner has pointed out, Riscatype was a Monotype shop. It
      > was owned by Yendall & Co. Ltd and was apparently established in
      > 1870. The factory was at Risca in Monmouthshire and the London office
      > in Red Lion Court off Fleet Street from 1951 to 1980. The specimen
      > book I have runs to 256 pages, covers some 230 faces and was probably
      > produced in the 1960s.
      >
      > AB
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