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Aktiengesellschaft für Schriftgiesserei und Maschinenbau (or: AG für Schriftgiesserei)

Foundry in Offenbach, Germany. Their main specimen book is Haupt-Probe über Schriftgiesserei-Erzeugnisse und Messing-Material (1911, Offenbach am Main). House typefaces include the blackletters Angelsächsisch, Archiv-Gotisch (1909), Asta (1902), Freigotisch, and Schöffer-Gotisch (ca. 1900). Heinrich (Heinz) König made the blackletter typeface Germania (1903). Eduard Brox designed Moderne Alt-Fraktur (1907; some give the date 1910). Albert Christian Auspurg created the blackletter typefaces Apart (1911) and Fraktur-Kursiv (1923). Their art nouveau typefaces include Apollo (ca. 1900), Inserat Kursiv, Neptun, Tedesca.

For digital evivals, see Appeal DT (2007, Malcolm Wooden, a revival of Apollo).

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file name: Aktien Gesellschaftf Scriftgiesserei U Maschinenbau Offenbach Angelsaechsisch


file name: Aktiengesellschaft f Schriftgiesserei u Maschinenbau Moderne Altfraktur 1910


file name: A G Schriftgiesserei Und Maschinenbau Apollo


file name: D T P Types Appeal D T 2007


file name: Malcolm Wooden Appeal D T 2007 after Apollo 1900


file name: Malcolm Wooden Appeal D T 2007


file name: A G Schriftgiesserei Und Maschinenbau Inserat Kursiv


file name: A G Schriftgiesserei Und Maschinenbau Neptun


file name: A G Schriftgiesserei Und Maschinenbau Tedesca


file name: Heinz Koenig Germania 1903


file name: Heinz Koenig Germania 1903b


file name: Heinz Koenig Germania Mager 1903b







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html