Detroit Type Foundry

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1. Overview

By 1910 through at least 1945. Chicago, IL (not Dearborn, MI).

An advertisement in The Inland Printer, Vol. 44, No. 6, p. 941 by the Nuernberger-Rettig / Universal Automatic Type-Casting Machine Company cites the Dearborn Type Foundry of Chicago as a user of the Nuernberger-Rettig caster.

Various sources, including Alexander Lawson's Anatomy of a Typeface (Boston: David R. Godine, 1990), p. 41, cite the Dearborn Type Foundry as the foundry which cast Victor Hammer's American Uncial face. Lawson further cites Charles Nuessbaumer as the founder.

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