Documented and Likely Designs by Charles E. Heyer, Barnhart Brothers & Spindler 1878–1897
Chronological by Patent Application Date
Reference No., Tradename USPTO Design Patent Designer Remarks, Earliest
Named Specimen Examined
Applicant Filed Issued Number
Alphanumeric Fonts
1 Maltese◊, Maltese Open◊ Paul Grey 1878 1878 D10898Ξ ???? Heyer probably cut this face
2 Armenian Extended◊ Charles E. Heyer 1879 1879 D11044 Heyer
3 Armenian∗◊ 1879 1879 D11403
4 Grotesque 1879 1879 D11404
5 Normanesque 1879 1880 D11643
6 Laurel 1880 1880 D11768
7 Steelplate Text# 1881 1881 D12221
8 Steelplate∗ 1881 1881 D12438
9 Occident Shaded◊ 1881 1881 D12332
10 Occident◊ 1881 1881 D12333
11 Eclipse Shaded 1882 1882 D12804
12 Emerald◊ 1881 1882 D12933
13 Lyric◊ 1882 1882 D12805 “Piggy-Back” Patent Notices
14 Lyric Lightface
15 Ethic 1882 1882 D13290
16 Universal 1882 1882 D13315
17 Lakeside Script◊ 1882 1883 D13560
18 Lattice 1883 1883 D14503
19 Eclipse 1883 1884 D14959
20 Elite∗ 1884 1884 D14949
21 Clematis 1884 1885 D15684
22 Landseer 1884 1885 D15710
23 Myrtle Script◊ William W. Jackson 1884 1885 D15792 Jackson Heyer probably cut this face
24 Antler Charles E. Heyer 1885 1886 D16516 Heyer
25 Challenge◊ 1885 1888 D18037
26 Princess Script◊ 1886 1887 D17091
27 Sentry 1887 1887 D17668
28 Castle# 1887 1888 D18156
29 Calumet 1887 1887 D17894Ξ
30 Solar∗◊ 1887 1888 D18024Ξ “Piggy-Back” Patent
31 Climax∗
32 Jewel Script◊ 1888 1888 D18250
33 Van Dyke 1888 1888 D18603
34 Princeton◊ “Patent Applied for” Inland Printer, August 1888
35 Grace Script◊ Charles E. Heyer 1889 1889 D18967
36 Arcade◊ 1889 1889 D18968
37 Anglo# 1889 1889 D19181Ξ
38 La Salle◊ H.W. DeWitt/C.E. Tiede 1889 1889 D19364 Unknown Heyer probably cut this face
39 Grant∗◊ Charles E. Heyer 1889 1891 D20506 Heyer
40 Sterling 1890 1890 D20205
41 Archer 1891 1891 D20749
42 Lightface Era◊ (Derivative of Era) Gustave F. Schroeder 1891 1891 D21119 Schroeder Schroeder Patented Era
45 Fair◊=Fairmont Charles E. Heyer 1893 1894 D22999 Heyer
46 Opaque◊=Jason Wood 1896 1896 D25552
43 Avon◊ “Patent Applied for” BBS Catalog 1893–1894
44 Sylvan Text◊ No Notice Displayed
47 Canton◊ “Patent Pending” BBS Catalog 1895
(not 1893–1894)
48 Canton Open◊
49 Mazarin◊
50 Mayo◊
51 Heyer◊
52 Plate Script◊

Ornament Fonts
53 Combination No 3 Charles E. Heyer 1883 1883 D14336 Heyer
54 Protean Ornaments 1888 1888 D18285
55 Wave Ornaments◊ 1888 1888 D18442
56 Capital Ornaments 1891 1891 D20851
57 Art Ornaments◊ No Notice Displayed BBS Catalog 1893–1894
58 Elite Ornaments◊ “Patent Applied for”
59 Florette Border◊ No Notice Displayed BBS Catalog 1895
(not 1893–1894)
60 Leaflet Border◊
61 Brownies◊ “Patent Pending”
62 Midway Midgets◊