|Documented and Likely Designs by Carl Emil Heyer, Boston Type Foundry 1867–1877|
|Chronological by Patent Number Before 1873, by Application Date Thereafter|
|Reference No., Tradename||USPTO Design Patent||Designer||Remarks, Earliest
Named Specimen Examined
|1||Bank-Note RomanΘ||John K. Rogers||Dates not published until 1873||1870||D04529Ξ||Heyer?||Julius Herriet Sr. cut Oblique Shaded, a copy of Bank-Note Italic, for the Conner TF in 1874.|
|3||Card Ornamented||Schraubstadter Sr.||1870||D04531Ξ|
|Gilbert was connected with the New England TF|Bailey & Gilbert (Boston), where William F. Capitain worked for a few months in the early 1870s.¹·²|
|6||“New” Bostonian||John K. Rogers||1871||D04981Ξ|
|7||Bank-Note Black Extended||James A. St. John||1871||D04982Ξ|
|9||Gothic Italic||Andrew Gilbert||1872||D05507Ξ|
|10||Combination Caps||Carl E. Heyer||1872||D05729Ξ||Heyer|| Bullen writes that Boston TF was a coöperative of shareholders who elected an Agent to represent them.³
Except for the years between 1869/1870 (historians disagree) and 1871, John K. Rogers was the Agent until his death in 1888.
In the long history of BTF (1817–1892), no design patent was assigned to it. Perhaps if every applicant was an owner, there was "no one to assign it to."
|15||Bank-Note Italic Ornamented||1874||1875||D08376Ξ|
|20||Boston Black||John K. Rogers||1876||1876||D09167Ξ||Heyer?|
|21||ChequeΘ||John K. Rogers||1882||1882||D13098Ξ||BTF Catalog 1879|
|¹Loy, W.E. (1898–1900): Designers and Engravers of Type. In The Inland Printer 23:336, June 1899.
²Annenberg, M.; Saxe, S.O. [Editor]; Lieberman, E.K. [Index] (1994): Type Foundries of America and Their Catalogs, page 203. Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE.
³Bullen, H.L. [pen-name Quadrat] (1906-1908): Discursions of a Retired Printer. In The Inland Printer 38:38, October 1906.