Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Bauer Barcelona
- Ah, too bad. I knew I should have bought some of that lovely Bodoni!
When I was last in Barcelona, I had a lovely visit with Wolfgang and
his daughter, Vivian (who is in charge of the digital program).
Seemed like they were moving this direction in 2004.
I imagine that metal is just too expensive to ship, and the demand is
On 13 Aug 2008, at 8:45 PM, Norman L McKnight wrote:
> A fellow letterpess printer, Matt Kelsey, inquired of me about the
> Bauer Foundry in Barcelona, as he planned a visit in August. Too
> late, unfortunately:
> "Sorry to tell you that we have ceased to cast metal types. WE keep a
> few fonts in stock, but we are unable to cut them to American height
> .918. We just continue here at Bauer Types the sale of digital type-
> faces." Wolfgang Hartmann
> I have no information on the disposition of matrices or equipment.
> I presume it goes to the University of Barcelona School of Graphic
> Arts; they already have the casting machines above 36 point.
> Norman McKnight
> Philoxenia Press
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