Empty Thompson Amateur Case


This U.S. typecase construction is shown in Thompson Cabinet Company's Thompson Equipment for Printing Plants Catalog 47 c.1949. as case no. 13145. The case has 49 boxes and measures 121/2 x 121/2 x 13/16 inches, and thus is slightly smaller than a half case. See for example the 162/3 x 141/2 inch Half Upper Case of Miller & Richard, Caslon et al.

A possible lay is the Half Cap Case of Hamilton Manufacturing Company.

Other empty cases
ie with the boxes left blank
Other type layouts
ie with characters assigned to boxes
Full Index of layoutsGlossary of terms usedSources of the layoutsIntroduction
Quantities in a fount of typeQuantities in a case of type
Notes about Job
and Double Cases
Notes about Upper casesNotes about Lower casesAlembic home page

This page was written in 2022 by David Bolton and last updated 8 May 2022.