Type matrices, ca. 1740
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France
Claude Mozet (Attributed)
Brass; L. of each piece 2 in. (5.1 cm), W. 1 in. (2.5 cm) (dimensions vary slightly)
Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston, Mass.), 0307.01 - .30
These type matrices, or molds for making type, were owned by Franklin, and used in his press at Passy.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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