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Definition of Type foundry

Type foundry
1 American 9 Bourgeois [bar] [bar] 11/2 German [bar] 2 Saxon 10 Long Primer [bar] [bar] 21/2 Norse [bar] 3 Brilliant 11 Small Pica [bar] [bar] 31/2 Ruby 12 Pica [bar] [bar] 4 Excelsior [bar] 41/2 Diamond 14 English [bar] [bar] 5 Pearl 16 Columbian [bar] [bar] 51/2 Agate [bar] 6 Nonpareil 18 Great Primer [bar] [bar] 7 Minion [bar] 8 Brevier 20 Paragon [bar] [bar] Diagram of the "points" by which sizes of Type are graduated in the "Point System". Type founder, one who casts or manufacture type. Type foundry, Type foundery, a place for the manufacture of type. Type metal, an alloy used in making type, stereotype plates, etc., and in backing up electrotype plates. It consists essentially of lead and antimony, often with a little tin, nickel, or copper. Type wheel, a wheel having raised letters or characters on its periphery, and used in typewriters, printing telegraphs, etc. Unity of type (Biol.), that fundamental agreement in structure which is seen in organic beings of the same class, and is quite independent of their habits of life. --Darwin.

Meaning of Type foundry from wikipedia

- A type foundry is a company that designs or distributes typefaces. Before desktop publishing, type foundries manufactured and sold metal and wood typefaces...
- most successful type foundries in the world for most of the modern typographic era, making the transition from foundry type to cold type successfully and...
- The Bauer Type Foundry was a German type foundry founded in 1837 by Johann Christian Bauer in Frankfurt am Main. Noted typeface designers, among them Lucian...
- Haas Type Foundry (Haas'sche Schriftgiesserei) was a Swiss manufacturer of foundry type. First the factory was located in Basel, in the 1920s they relocated...
- The Haas'sche type foundry in Basel/Münchenstein takes over the type foundry Deberny & Peignot, Paris. 1978: The Haas'sche type foundry takes over Fonderie...
- American Type Founders (ATF) was a business trust created in 1892 by the merger of 23 type foundries, representing about 85% of all type manufactured...
- The Klingspor Type Foundry was a German hot metal type foundry established in 1892 when Carl Klingspor bought out the Rudhard’sche Foundry of Offenbach...
- The Inland Type Foundry was an American type foundry established in 1894 in Saint Louis, Missouri and later with branch offices in Chicago and New York...
- J.G. Schelter & Giesecke was a German type foundry and manufacturer of printing presses started 1819 in Leipzig by punchcutter Johann Schelter and typefounder...
- Warnery was a type foundry. These foundry types were produced by the Warnery type foundry: Mozart Noir Daiphane, an in-line version of Mozart Noir. Jaspert...
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