The Barth Type Caster

Patents

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US 359,779 (Foucher, 1887 [1879 France])

US patent 359,779, "Machine for Casting ande Finishing Type." Issued 1997-03-22 to Léon Foucher and Auguste Foucher, of Paris, France. Filed 1885-02-10 as application serial no. 156,376.

Prior Foucher patents on this machine: France, No. 129,545 (1879-03-12); Belgium, No. 49,113 (1879-08-23) & No. 63,710 (1883-12-29); German Empire, No. 14,537 (1881-01-01) & No. 30,455 (1884-06-25).

The Barth is a derivative of the Foucher machine of 1879, so I've included here the basic Foucher patent on that machine.

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US 376,765 (Barth & Lietze, 1888)

US patent 376,765, "Type Casting and Finishing Machine." Issued 1888-01-24 to Henry Barth and Ernst Lietze. Filed 1886-06-12 as application serial no. 205,010. Assigned to the Cincinnati Type Foundry.

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US 392,710 (Barth & Lietze, 1888)

US patent 382,710, "Type Casting and Finishing Machine." Issued 1888-11-13 to Henry Barth and Ernst Lietze. Filed 1888-07-17 as application serial no 280,226. Assigned to the Cincinnati Type Foundry.

References Barth's patent 376,765.

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US 708,010 (Barth, 1902)

US patent 708,010, "Type-Casting." Issued 1902-09-02 to Henry Barth. Filed 1900-11-05 as application serial no. 35,480. Not assigned.

"The object of my invention ... is accomplished by producing a vacuum in the chamber in which the type is cast and admitting the molten metal into the vacuum while excluding the air therefrom."

References Barth's patent 376,765.

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US 1,115,773 (Benton, 1914)

US patent 382,710, "Type-Casting Machines." Issued 1914-11-03 to Linn Boyd Benton. Assigned to the American Type Founders.