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Scott stamp album font from late 19th century


gvol21
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gvol21

Hi all,

I'm researching the history of stamp albums and would like to know which font the Scott Publishing Company used for its postage stamp albums in the late 19th/early 20th century. Attached is an image from one of their album pages. De Vinne seems to be a close match, but would love to hear what others have to say. Thanks!

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Kevin Thompson

You’ve IDed it yourself—De Vinne does seem to be a match. Romana is also very similar.

Personally, I find the secondary type (Watermarked... and the dates) more interesting. Would you have a larger image to share?

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