Schelter & Giesecke Type Foundry

J.G. Schelter & Giesecke was a German type foundry and manufacturer of printing presses started 1819 in Leipzig by punchcutter Johann Schelter and typefounder Christian Friedrich Giesecke (1793-1850). The foundry was nationalized in 1946 by the new German Democratic Republic, forming VEB Typoart, Dresden.[1]

J.G. Schelter & Giesecke
TypeAktiengesellschaft
IndustryType foundry
Founded1819
FounderJohann Schelter, Christian Giesecke
Defunct1946
HeadquartersLeipzig, Germany
Key people
Georg Belwe