An all-caps Latin with extreme horizontal contrast. Shown in Page’s 1882 catalog of wood types in 4 variants: 8 Line No. 139, 8 Line No. 138 (bolder), 8 Line No. 141 (with screws at the top and bottom), 8 Line No. 147 (contoured). [Kelly 1969]
A version of No. 139 is included in Headliners’ Morgan Press Collection as W-139. [1978 catalog] Typeshop carried another phototype version named Olden. [1970s catalog] Shown in the Solotype catalog (1992) as Bullfrog Extended alongside the condensed Bullfrog. Digitized by Richard W. Mueller as Mantel (1993, used for sample).