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Gutenberg Faust and Schoeffer Letterpress Forefathers Printers Block
Gutenberg, Faust (Fust), Schoeffer (Schoffer), the forefathers of Western Letterpress Printing. Although Guttenberg is spelled with two letter "T" on this antique printers block, Historical information shows the spelling with one letter "T".

Foundry Stamp: L. Johnson Type Foundry Philadelphia 1843 - 1860. Upon the passing of Lawrence Johnson in 1860, the foundry was succeeded by MacKellar Smiths and Jordan.

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