The largest foundry type in our print shop: Franklin Gothic 96 Point

The biggest foundry type (type cast in a lead alloy) that we have at the Sacramento History Museum is 96 point Franklin Gothic Extra Condensed. This type is also huge for our type instances as well as is prepared in alphabetical order in galley trays. The American Type Founders cast this enter size 6 factor to 120 point.

This kind is from the Bill Skarles Collection as well as a note in our records states that Skarles got the kind from the Sacramento Bee, the lengthiest running newspaper in Sacramento.

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