WWI, US Marking, Supplies

USA - Supplies Marking Examples

Crates and Boxes

All photos are historic documents plubished by the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Tabacco Crates

Industries of War - Smoking Material - Furnishing the United States government with tobacco

1919

catalog.archives.gov/id/45489633

Marking Source:

Typeface A: stencil machine lettering, Roman typeface, ¾" Bradley stencil cutter

Typeface B: stencil machine, Gothic typeface, ½" Bradley stencil cutter


If you have access to an old Bradley stencil cutter and can provide a type specimen, please contact us.


Candy Crates

marking and strapping cases for shipment to A.E.F

1919

catalog.archives.gov/id/31486400

Marking Source:

Typeface: stencil machine letters, Gothic, ½" circular Bradley stencil cutter with Gothic typeface



Early Bradley stencil cutters with gohic typface using a mixture of Gothic and Roman figures. (figures 0, 1, 4, and 8, Gothic design, figures 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 Roman design)




Aircraft Parts Crate

case for N.A.F. C-1 flying boat showing marking

1919

catalog.archives.gov/id/31484722

Marking Source:

Typeface A: custom lettering, Gothic

Typeface B: custom lettering, Gothic

Typeface C: classic American Roman typeface, available as many tools, problable stencil plates or stencil disc.

Have a look to Vtg Stencil US No.2 and US No.4.


Revolver Crates

Smith & Wessen, Army Revolver Crates

1918

catalog.archives.gov/id/45524514

Marking Source:

Typeface A: stencil machine letters, Gothic, Bradley - probably Model A, ¾ inch

Typeface B: classic American Roman typeface, available as many tools, problable single stencils

Have a look to Vtg Stencil US No.2

If you have access to an old Bradley stencil cutter and can provide a type specimen, please contact us.


goods crates

Uniforms and Equipment, Quartermaster Supplies

1919

catalog.archives.gov/id/45557236

Marking Source:

Typeface: stencil machine letters, Gothic, to 99% a Diagraph stencil cutter



Fonts in development.


hand axes crates

Uniforms and Equipment, Quartermaster Supplies

1919

catalog.archives.gov/id/45557210

Marking Source:

Typeface: stencil machine letters, Roman, Bradley stencil cutter, probably ½ "



If you have access to an old Bradley stencil cutter and can provide a type specimen, please contact us.


ice boxes

Water and Ice Supply

1917-18

catalog.archives.gov/id/45501766

Marking Source:

Typeface A: stencil machine letters, Roman, Bradley stencil cutter, probably ¾ "

Typeface B: classic American Roman typeface, available as many tools, problable single stencils

Have a look to Vtg Stencil US No.2

If you have access to an old Bradley stencil cutter and can provide a type specimen, please contact us.


ice boxes

Water and Ice Supply

1917-18

catalog.archives.gov/id/45501763

Marking Source:

Typeface: stencil machine letters, Roman, Bradley stencil cutter

If you have access to an old Bradley stencil cutter and can provide a type specimen, please contact us.


signal lamp crates

Signal Lamps created and ready for overseas shipment

1917-18

catalog.archives.gov/id/86700585

Marking Source:

Typeface: stencil machine letters, Roman, Bradley stencil cutter, probalby ½" machine

If you have access to an old Bradley stencil cutter and can provide a type specimen, please contact us.