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. 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).