This French case configuration is shown in Audin: Histoire de l'imprimerie par l'image (1929) as being the Casse de la Commission, after E.Morin. The upper case section has roughly two rows of eight boxes, some boxes being sub-divided. There are thus 35 boxes in the upper section, and 118 boxes overall. In contrast, the Comet case also shown by Audin has 55 upper case boxes and 113 boxes overall, and the case shown later by Hostettler in Technical terms of the printing industry (1949) has 60 upper case boxes and 114 boxes overall.
The type lay is de la Commission.
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