Unrelated to the earlier Baltimore Type Foundry.
A Catalogue of Type (1929)
Note: In the original copy as bound, there are no pages between pp. 66 (the last regular specimen page) and the blue divider before p. 101 (the first "Handy Box Font" page); neither are there pages between p. 130 (the last Handy Box Font) and the blue divider before p. 201 (the first "Decorative and Spacing Materials" page).
This specimen contains several points of historical interest. It identifies the original (or at least previous) name of the company as "Trade Monotypers" (blue divider before p. 101). It asserts that Trade Monotypers developed the concept and packaging of the "Handy Box Font." It opens with an interesting essay on the transformation of the company from a printing company to a typefoundry; as a part of this essay, they discuss and present evidence concerning the hardness of types.
One-Line Specimens 8-A (1938)
One Line Specimens and Revised Price List No. 8-A. (Baltimore, MD: [Baltimore Type Company], 1938). Prices effective May 1, 1938. Printing code: S-1901 30M-3-38. This copy bears the imprint of John W. Shields, Bridgeport, CT (presumably a distributor).
The image at left links to a presentation of this document at The Internet Archive. For convenience, here is a local copy of the PDF (179 Megabytes): baltotype-one-line-specimen-08a-1938-0600dpijpg.pdf
One-Line Specimens 10-A (1946)
One Line Specimens and Revised Price List No. 10-A. (Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Type, 1946). Prices effective November 1, 1946. Printing code: 11-46.
The image at left links to a presentation of this document at The Internet Archive. For convenience, here is a local copy of the PDF (184 Megabytes): baltotype-one-line-specimens-10a-1946-0600dpijpg.pdf
Type & Rule Catalog No. 13. (1959)
Type and Rule by Baltotype, Catalogue. (Baltimore, MD: Baltotype, 1959.) Regrettably, this copy was mutilated (parts cut out), but it's mostly there.
The image at left links to a presentation of this document at The Internet Archive. For convenience, here is a local copy of the PDF (757 Megabytes): baltotype-type-and-rule-catalog-no-13-1959-c1-0600dpijpg.pdf
Handy Boxes (1965)
Baltotype Handy Boxes. (Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Type, 1965). Printing code: 1/65-5M-UL.
Sorts Service / Font Schemes
Baltotype Sorts Service / Schedule of Baltotype Font Schemes.
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