Based on historical precursors by Figgins (an outline shaded style named Zebra, 1847) and Wells & Webb (six wood type variants incl. a solid style, numbered versions of Tuscan Condensed Shade, 1849). [Type Heritage Project]
Shown as Van Horn in a c.1974 Filmomaster catalog. Not yet shown in Filmotype’s c.1958 catalog. Used in 1968. Shown in the Phil’s Photo catalog (1980) as Silver Dollar. Also shown in the Solotype catalog (1992) as Van Horn, together with a Van Horn Shaded No. 1.
Digitized by Alan J. Prescott as Valor Rimmed Shade (Type Heritage Project, 2013).