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C. E. Weber

Stuttgart-based foundry established in 1827, and taken over by D. Stempel in 1970, which in turn became Linotype in the eighties. Their library included Druckhaus Antiqua (1919), Schadow Antiqua (1938), Mars Grotesk, Weber Fraktur (1860) and typefaces by these designers:

  • Albert Auspurg: Start (1935).
  • Julius Kirn: Bison (1935-1938). This brush typeface was revived as Brush 738 BT (Bitstream) and as RMU Bison (2020, Ralph M. Unger).
  • Walter Jakobs (or Jacobs): Chronika (1936), Verzierte Chronika (1937), Chronika fett (1938) and Chronika licht (1939).
  • Hans Möhring: Gabriele (1938; Hastings mentions 1947).
  • Erich Mollowitz: Forelle and Forelle Auszeichnung (1936, script types).
  • Willy Schaefer: Neon (1935).
  • Friedrich Hermann Ernst Schneidler: Bayreuth (1935), Deutsch Roemisch (1923; Kursiv in 1926, fett in 1930), Roemisch fett (1930), Kontrast (1930), Suevia Fraktur (+halbfett).
  • Georg Trump: Amati (1951), Codex (1954), Delphin I and II (1951), Forum I and II (1948 and 1952), Jaguar (1965), Palomba (1954, script), Schadow (Antiqua 1938, Antiqua werk, 1948, Kursiv 1942, Antiqua Fett 1952, Antiqua halbfett 1939, Antiqua Schmalfett 1945), Signum (1955), Time Script (+Light and Medium) (1956), Trump Mediaeval (1954; Kursiv and halbfett in 1956; fett in 1958; Kursiv fett and schmal halbfett in 1962).
  • Wagner&Schmidt, Leipzig: Colonna Antiqua (1908; halbfett in 1911), Druckhaus Kursiv, Druckhaus Antiqua (1919; +fett, + halbfett, +schmalhalbfett), Ekkehard (1903), Erika (1920; +halbfett), Margarete (<1927), Orient Antiqua (1914), Parlements Fraktur (1908), Progress Reklameschrift.

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file name: Weber Fraktur 1860


file name: Ari Rafaeli Amati A R 2011 after Georg Trump 1953


file name: C E Weber Parlements Fraktur 1908


file name: Georg Trump Delphin I I I 1951 1955


file name: Walter Jakobs Chronika 1936 1939


file name: Ralph M Unger Forelle Pro 2010 after Erich Mollowitz 1936


file name: Georg Trump Trump Mediaeval 1954


file name: Forelle


file name: Dieter Steffmann Forelle







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