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Antique Florida Shield Palm Tree Wood Type

Small 5 x 5.5 pica ( 13/16 x 15/16 inch )

Nice old Florida shield with a horizontal key among the Gulf of Mexico and of Florida. It represents their privileged geographical situation' the dawn makes reference to a young Republic. In the left inferior half the fringes of the Cuban flag appear, while in the right it draws a Cuban typical landscape. A seam can be seen where two pieces of wood have been joined together. Solid Hardwood Letterpress Wood Type.

Foundry Marking: None