Designed by Georg Belwe and issued by Schelter & Giesecke as Reklameschrift Thor in 1920 [Klingspor-Museum], with decorative alternates for ‘ABDEFGHIJKLMNPRTUW’. [S&G’s Antiqua Schriften specimen] Also available for poster sizes in metal and wood. [Plakatschriften, c. 1926] In 1929, a Cyrillic version was added as Thor Serbisch. [Seemann] Later integrated into the Belwe-Antiqua family as schräg fett (Black Italic) style. [Bertheau]
Munchkin Land NF (2006, used for the sample) is a digital version based on a 1930s showing by Frederic Wesselhoeft Ltd of London. [Nick’s Fonts]
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