Weber Typefoundry

Weber Typefoundry
C.E. Weber Typefoundry
Former type Aktiengesellschaft
Industry Type foundry
Founded 1827
Defunct 1970
Headquarters Stuttgart, Germany
Key people Georg Trump

C.E. Weber was a German type foundry established in 1827 in Stuttgart. Noted designers working for the foundry included Georg Trump, and Ernst Schneidler. The foundry closed in 1970;[1] some designs passed to the Johannes Wagner Type Foundry, others to Stempel.[2]

Typefaces

These foundry types were produced by C.E. Weber[3]:

  • Amati (1951, Georg Trump)
  • Codex (1954-56, Georg Trump)
  • Delphin (1951-55, Georg Trump)
  • Deutsch Römisch (1926, F. H. E. Schneidler)
  • Forelle (1936, Erich Mollowitz), originally cast by Trennert as Rheingold. Also copied by Stephenson Blake as Mercury.
  • Forum (Georg Trump)
  • Holländisch (1922 - 26, P. A. Demeter)
  • Hollandse Mediaeval (1912, S. H. De Roos), later sold by Intertype as Mediaeval.
  • Jaguar (1967, Georg Trump)
  • Mauritius (1965, Georg Trump)
  • Mimosa, a knock-off of Copperplate Gothic, later cast by Typoart.
  • Palomba (1955, Georg Trump)
  • Schadow (1938-52, Georg Trump)
  • Signum (1955, Georg Trump)
  • Time (1956, Georg Trump)
  • Trump Mediaval (1954, Georg Trump), also made by Linotype (Frankfurt).

References

  1. ^ "Weber". MyFonts. 2011-11-22. http://new.myfonts.com/foundry/Weber/. Retrieved 2011-11-22. 
  2. ^ Duensing, Paul Hayden Metal Type: Whither Ten Years Hense? Fine Print Magazine, January 1985.
  3. ^ Jaspert, W. Pincus, W. Turner Berry and A.F. Johnson. The Encyclopedia of Type Faces. Blandford Press Lts.: 1953, 1983, ISBN 0-7137-1347-X, p. 2408-249

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