Mergenthaler Linotype (US)
An evolutionary chart of the development of Mergenthaler Linotype models. Individual models.
An analysis of the non-existence of the "Simplex" Linotype in America.
Ott. Mergenthaler & Co. (US)
Linotype models built by Ottmar Mergenthaler's company on their own. Exclude machines built in Baltimore for the Linotype syndicate. Include experimental machines that got as far as having a name that has been cited in the literature (e.g., Round Base, Twin Linotype).
The Linotype Company Ltd. (1889-1903). Linotype & Machinery, Ltd. (1903-?).
Individual English Linotype models.
Canadian-American Linotype Company Limited (Toronto)
(From ? to 1909, American Linotypes were sold in Canada by the Mergenthaler Company Limited, of Canada (owned by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company (US)) in competition with Canadian-built models of The Canadian-American Linotype Company Limited (Toronto). in competition with Canadian
Canadian-American Linotype Company Limited (Toronto) acquired by the Mergenthaler Company Limited, of Canada (owned by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company (US)) in 1909.
Not to be confused with the Ludlow Typograph, a non-composing linecaster.
(By their nature, minor and unsuccessful machines tended not to have a series of different models. So see, therefore, the entries for them in the overall composing linecaster section.
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