QUARTERMASTER DEPOT PRINT BLOCK: A scarce
and unusual artifact from the Philadelphia Quartermaster
Depot Restaurant, this print block was used - quite
possibly in their in-house print shop - for items such
as menus, meal tickets, or invitations.
condition with fully legible engraving, the block
measures 2.25" long, 1.5" wide and just shy of 1" thick.
The engraved steel plate is fixed to a wooden block.
This is the sort of type face print block which was used
in the old mechanical presses of the 19th and 20th
This is an
interesting artifact from the Quartermaster Depot, and
no doubt, probably a one of a kind piece of history.