“The capital letters were drawn with a brush, the lower case with a broad-tipped pen (Brause 505) developed by Hoefer especially for the task.” — Linotype
In 1954, a variation with simpler capitals was added as Saltino. Saltarello (1954, unrealized) combines Salto’s capitals with condensed upright lowercase letters featuring long ascenders.
The metal Salto has various ligatures incl. ‘ch’ ‘ck’ ‘ft’ ‘tz’ and alternates for ‘DMNWrz7’. The digital version includes these secondary forms only.
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