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1892 Fraternal Jr Order American Mechanics Block C1794
C1794

9.5 x 10.5 pica ( 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 inches )

19th century symbol of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics. Symbols of the order include a shield, arm and hammer, and square and compasses. Electrotype copper face mounted on hardwood printer's block.

Foundry Marking: Stamped on one side, The John Ryan Co., Type Foundry, Baltimore. Years of operation: 1854 to 1892.

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