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Weber Kleidung

Photo(s) by Frank GrießhammerImported from Flickr on Oct 21, 2016.
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    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Frank Grießhammer and tagged with “signal”. License: CC BY-NC-SA.

    Neon sign on the facade of a clothing store on Luitpoldstraße in Hof, Germany. Weber-Kleidung was known as the “house of a thousand coats”. It closed down in 2008. [Frankenpost]

    The letterforms are closely modeled after Walter Wege’s Signal (1931), including its ‘W’ with crossing strokes, or the ducked-down ‘n’. The only major difference to Berthold’s digital version (shown below) is in the ‘r’. The metal original included both forms.

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    Florian Hardwig. License: CC BY-NC-SA.
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    Source: https://www.flickr.com Frank Grießhammer. License: CC BY-NC-SA.
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    Source: https://www.flickr.com Frank Grießhammer. License: CC BY-NC-SA.

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