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American Type Founders Company / American specimen book of type styles : complete catalogue of printing machinery and printing supplies
(1912)

Information for buyers,   pp. 40-42 PDF (1.4 MB)


Page 40

Information for Buyers
SIZES OF MINIMUM WEIGHT FONTS
Weight Fonts of caps, lower case, figures and
points, with small caps, if made, of one body,
face and line ordered at one time cast to regular
scheme.
5 lbs. and multiples, 3 to 4J Point inclusive.
10 lbs. and multiples, 5 and 5J Point.
20 lbs. and multiples, 6 to 18 Point inclusive.
25 lbs. and multiples, 20 to 36 Point inclusive.
50 lbs. and multiples, 42 to 72 Point inclusive.
75 lbs. and multiples, 84 to 96 Point inclusive.
100 lbs. and multiples, 120 and 144 Point.
Table I
SIZE
POINT
FIRST CLASS PRICES
100   500    1000  2000   3000  4000
LOS    LBS   LBS    LBS   LBS.  OVERI
3......$2.50 $2.40 $2.35 $2.30 $2.25 $2.20 $2.15 $2.10
3).....  2.00  1.90  1.85  1.80  1.75  1.70  1.65  1.60
3 on4   1.50  1.40  1.35  1.30  1.25  1.20  1.15  1.10
4......  1.50  1.40  1.35  1.30  1.25  1.20  1.15  1.10
41  .....  1.20  1.10  1.05  1.00  .98  .96  .94   .92
10    50   100   500   1000  2000  3000  4000
LS.   LS    Las   LBS   LS   LBS   LBS.  OVER
5        1.05  1.00   .97   .95  .94   .92   .90   .88
...        .92  .91   .90  .88   .86   .84   .82   .80
0   100   500   1000  2000  3000  4000  5000
LBS   LaS.  Las   LBS,  LBS   LS  LBS   LOVa
6......   .79   .78   .77   .76  .74   .72   .70   .68
7......   .69   .68   .66   .64  .63   .62   .61   .60
8......   .64   .63   .62   .60  .58   .56   .54   .52
9......   .60   .59   .58   .56  .55   .54   .52   .50
10......   .56  .55   .54   .53   .52   .50   .48   .46
11 ......  .55  .53   .52   .51   .50   .48   .46   .44
12  .......  .52  .51  .49  .48   .47   .46   .45   .44
14......   .50   .49  .48   .47   .46   .45   .44   .43
18......   .50   .49  .48   .47   .46   .45   .44   .43
25   100   500   1000  2000  3000  4000  5000
LBS.  LBS.  LBS   LBS,  LBS.  LaS.  LaS  0VLO
20......   .49   .49   .48   .47  .46   .45   .44   .43
24......   .49   .49   .48   .47  .46   .45   .44   .43
30......   .49   .49   .48   .47  .46   .45   .44   .43
36......   .49   .49   .48   .47  .46   .45   .44   .43
50   100   500   1000  2000  3000  4000  5000
LBS.  LBS,  LBS,  LBS   LBS.  LBS.  LaS.  B
42......   .49   .49   .48   .47  .46   .45   .44   .43
48......   .49   .49   .48   .47  .46   .45   .44   .43
54......   .49   .49   .48  .47   .46   .45   .44   .43
60......   .49   .49   .48  .47   .46   .45   .44   .43
72......   .48   .48   .47  .46  .45   .44   .43   .42
75   100   500   1000   000  3000  400   5000
LaS.  LBS.  LBS,  LBS,  LBS   LBS,  LES.  1 s IR
84......   .46   .46   .45   .44  .43   .42   .41   .40
96......   .44   .44   .43   .42  .41   .40   .39   .38
100   100   500   1000  2000  3000  4000  5000
LBS.  LBS.  LBS.  LBS   LBS,  LBS.  LBS,  LOVSER
120......  .40   .40   .39   .38   .37   .36   .35   .34
144......   .38  .38   .37   .36   .35   .34   .33   .32
Items Covered by Table 1
Weight Fonts of minimum weights or multiples thereof
of all faces shown in this book excepting Scripts, Rimmed
and Shaded faces, Music, Greek, Armenian, Rabbinic and
Gaelic.
All parts of such Weight Fonts.
All sorts of those faces of one pound or over per char-
acter. (For less than one pound see Table 2.)
All fonts of Leaders (3 pound and 5 pound and larger)
and all sorts of same of one pound and over per set or
character.
All fonts or sorts of Spaces (en space and thinner) ex-
cepting Script Spaces and Quads.
Subject to Minimum Sort Rules on page 41.
Weight Fonts of Title line faces, caps, figures and
points, of one body, face and line, ordered at one
time, cast to regular scheme.
5 lbs. and multiples, 4 to 5J Point inclusive.
10 lbs. and multiples, 6 to 18 Point inclusive.
15 lbs. and multiples, 20 to 36 Point inclusive.
20 lbs. and multiples, 42 and 48 Point.
25 lbs. and multiples, 54 to 72 Point inclusive.
40 lbs. and multiples, 84 and 96 Point.
50 lbs. and multiples, 120 and 144 Point.
SECOND CLASS PRICES
Table 2
SIZE     5     25   100   500   1000  2000   3000  4000
PO INT   I..   LBS,  LIS   LBS   LaS   LBS.   LBS.  OVER
3...... $3.00 $2.90 $2.85 $2.80 $2.75 $2.70 $2.65 $2.60
3%       2.50  2.10  2.35   2.30  2.25  2.20  2.15  2.10
4......  2.00  $1.90  1.85  1.80  1.75  1.70  1.65  1.60
4        1.90  1.80   1.75  1.70  >.65  1.60  1.55  1.50
10    5o   100    500   1000  2000  3000 L0o&
LaS   LBS   LBS   LS     LS,   L.S   LBS   OVER
......  1.80  1.60  1.40  1.20  1.10   1.05  1.00   .95
5/.... 1.44    1.20   1.00  .95   .90    .88   .86   .84
20   100    -00   1000  2000  3000  4000  500
LBS   I S  IL.  LBS    LES.  LaS.  LBs 0(11
6......  1.16  1.00   .90    .85   .80   .78   .76   .71
7......  1.00   .85   .80    .75   .70   .68   .66   .64
8......   .90   .75   .70    .65   .60   .58   .56   .51
9......   .80   .70   .65    .60   .58   .56   .54   .52
10......   .74   .65   .60   .58    .56   .54   .52   .50
11......   .70   .62   .58   .56    .54   .52   .50   .48
12......   .66   .60   .56   .54    .52   .50   .48   .46
14......   .62   .58   .56   .54    .52   .50   .48   .16
18......   .60   .56   .54   .52    .50   .48   .46   .41
25   t00   Soo    1000  000 0  3000  4000  LO
LBS   LBS   LBS,   LBS.  LBS,  LBS.  LBS.  OVER
20......   .60   .56   .54    .52   .50   .48   .46   .44
24......   .56   .54   .52    .51   .50   .48   .46   .44
30......   .56   .54   .52    .51   .50   .48   .46   .44
36......   .56   .54   .52    .51   .50   .48   .46   .14
50    10    500   100   20-00  3000  4000  L5Bo o
LBS   LBS   LBS   LBS,   LBS,  LBS.  LOS.  0VER
42......   .54   .52   .51    .50   .49   .48   .46   .44
48......   .54   .52   .51    .50   .49   .48   .46   .44
I ......   .54   .52   .51   .50    .49   .48   .46   .44
60 ....    .I4   .5A-  .51    .50  .49   .48    .46   .44
72 ....    .52   .51   .50   .49    .48   .47   .46   .44
I 00  500  1000   00 0  3000  40o0  5000
"1.   L ,  LBS.  L S.  I. .  LS.   LOS   OVER
S ......  .50   .50   .19    .48   .17   .46   .45   .44
96......   .48   .48   .17    .46   .45   .41   .43   .42
LI'.  LBS.  LB    LBS   LOS.  LBS   LBS   oVE11
120......   .44   .44   .43   .42    .41   .40   .39   .38
144......   .40   .40   .39   .38    .37   .36   .35   .34
Items Covered by Table 2
Weight Fonts of minimum weights or multiples thereof
of Scripts, Rimmed and Shaded faces, Greek, Armenian,
Rabbinic and Gaelic shown in this book.
All parts of such Weight Fonts.
All sorts of those faces one pound or over per char-
acter. (For less than one pound see Table 3.)
All sorts of faces listed in Table 1 where quantity is less
than one pound per character.
All fonts or sorts of Script Spaces and Quads.
All Body Italic fonts of less than minimum quantities.
Subject to Minimum Sort Rules on page 41.
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