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Sackers had great foresight in creating phototypesetting art from stationery engravers originals. You must be logged in to post a comment. South Regional Design Awards Winners More about stationery engraving is found in this previous article and in my book, The Complete Engraver. Weagraff told me that Sackers got the styles from engravers Masterplates.

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To the stationery trade, these are Masterplate styles. These notes, hand-written and signed by Sackers, explained that he Gary Sackers designed the Sackers typefaces, and that he worked with the Compugraphic Corporation on the project. His handsome set of 11 typefaces bridged several generations of technology: Sackers light classic roman font addition to being a stationery engraver, Gary, now deceased, was an entrepreneur and early adopter of the emerging photocomposition technology.

Below is an engraved sample sheet from his company. Monotype corrected the early difficulties. Weagraff, now in his 80s, is still freelancing engraving for the stationery trade.

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They retain the look and feel of original Masterplate lettering styles as seen in Figure 5. Figure 5 — Engraved lettering style specimen sheet by Bob Weagraff. Figure 3 — W. Southwest Regional Design Awards Winners My trade is small and rather insular because what we do is old-fashioned. Figure 6 — Xerox of Compugraphic catalog with Sackers typefaces.

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In this process, ink is applied to the recessed areas, the surface area wiped clean, and paper is applied under pressure then taken away. On my sackers light classic roman font, ATSackers is the name of my 11 Sackers fonts ca. Eventually, the two entities merged becoming Agfa-Compugraphic. The first generation of digital Sackers was difficult to work with because fine strokes printed so thin as to be almost invisible to the naked eye. You must be logged in to post a comment.

The resulting impression in this case a letterhead is right-reading. Midwest Regional Design Awards Winners More about stationery engraving is found in this previous article and in my book, The Complete Engraver.

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Weagraff told me that Sackers got the styles from engravers Masterplates. Sackers Gothics, as with most engravers styles, have no lower case characters.

Sackkers had great foresight in creating phototypesetting art from stationery engravers originals. Sackers owned shares in W. In Buening was purchased by another Charlotte stationery engraving company, Arzberger Engravers, and Arzberger Stationers was formed.

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Figure 10 — ATSackers fonts ca. South Regional Design Awards Winners Figure 2 — Photo-engraved copper plate. InAgfa-Gevaert—German film, chemical, and paper manufacturer—acquired an interest in Compugraphic Corporation.

In his letter to me, Weagraff included Xerox copies of the typefaces Gary Sackers designed for Compugraphic. These fonts have become such an integral part of my business that it represents my brand. Figure 1 — Website homepage with branding using Monotype Sackers for masthead art.

Weagraff was kind enough to share notes Sackers had shared with him.