Do you know this letterpress font?

Bleisetzer's picture

The text is not important. I need the name of the font.


Florian Hardwig's picture

Hello Georg,
I don’t know the name of the font, sorry.
But just in case you are interested in similar digital faces, here are a few:


Fontgrube's picture

The Offenbach Klingspor Museum knows a "Zeitungs Grotesk" from Bauersche:
Seems it was designed by Otto Weisert:

The name is rather generic ("Newspaper Sans" for the non-German-speaking world) and there may have been more than one font design under that name.

Perhaps this link can get you further:

(Depends on how close you live to Wolfenbüttel.)


Bleisetzer's picture

First of all:
Thanks a lot for your support.

@ Florian
No, I just need it to classify this font for the font collection of lead fonts on my website:

@ Andreas
Thanks for the links. The problem: They show some data, but no scan of the font.

I found a "Zeitungs Grotesk" on from Lars Kähler:


It is very close, but my font is more bold, I guess.
Well.. we'll see...

„Ich bin ein Preuße, kennt Ihr meine Farben...“

Bleisetzer's picture

I got it:

Zeitungsgrotesk schmalhalbfett
Bauersche Gießerei
Erstguß 1906

Thank you for your support.


„Ich bin ein Preuße, kennt Ihr meine Farben...“

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