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The prolific Mr. Lauschke, a German immigrant, assigned 13 design patents to the Barnhart brothers Arthur and Alson or to the BBS corporation (Chicago) in 1886–1889; in collaboration with Julius Schmohl,¹ an additional nine in 1890–1897.
US (patent, immigration/naturalization, military, census) and Illinois state (birth, marriage, death) records yield the following information about him…
He was born in 1862 or 1863, Prussia
Patent application dates of typefaces designed by Lauschke and assigned to BBS. With one exception (Cellini, Keystone TF 1890), no approved design patent applications submitted by him were assigned to others.
Patent application dates of typefaces designed by Lauschke and Julius Schmohl assigned to BBS or Keystone TF (Philadelphia):
¹Note that the surname/maiden name “Schmohl” is the same; perhaps Julius and Lizzie/Elizabeth were siblings?
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