Linotype Europa - the world's most advanced linecaster?
Started by David Bolton, September 10, 2022, 09:42:57 AM
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QuoteMeanwhile, there is another issue: the fabrication year of 2 Monotypes, serials no. 71639 and 72639, both British.
QuoteThat's correct. Simoncini mats have the point size, then a sideways S, then the ID code.ST Aster with ItalicSU Aster with BoldFG Bodoni with Italic4.5 Delia with Bold6.8 Dominante with BoldVX Garamond with ItalicVZ Garamond with DemiboldVJ Garamond with BoldLM Ionic with ItalicLH Ionic with Bold16.17 Life with Italic16.18 Life with Bold9.10 Permanent with Italic (Cyrillic version is called Beograd)9.13 Permanent with Bold (Cyrillic version is called Beograd)13.12 Permanent Bold with Bold Italic23.24 Selene with Italic23.25 Selene with BoldKN Simplicitas with Bold32.33 Simplified Arabic1.2 Phonetic alphabet characters with italic (matches Aster)1.3 Phonetic alphabet characters with bold (matches Aster)29 Hebrew21 FrakturQ Greek
Quote from: Bill Nairn on September 14, 2022, 01:17:54 AMShipping dates for Altrincham-made Intertypes, say that machine was shipped out around January 1949.