MacKellar's German Upper Case

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890 ÄÖÜ ----------   
ABCDEFG 1/41/23/41/83/85/87/8
HIKLMNO 1/32/3     
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This U.S. lay for German is shown by MacKellar: The American Printer 15th ed 1885, reprinted Berliner 1977. It is for Fraktur, and not roman type as here. The dashes (rules) are - en, -- em, --- 2em ---- 3em and -^- is a 2em brace and --^-- a 3em brace and \- -v- and -/ are a 3 part brace. Jacobi: Printing, 5th ed 1913, shows the same lay, but with the top row empty, a different bottom row as below, and all the rest of the right hand bay empty:
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The empty case configuration is the standard upper of Moxon, et al. and the lower case lay is MacKellar.

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This page was written in 2009 by David Bolton and last updated 27 February 2009.