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Guide-map through Berlin 1936

Contributed by Indra Kupferschmid on Apr 10th, 2012. Artwork published in .
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    On the occasion of the Olympic Games, issued by the tourist board of Berlin.


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    3 Comments on “Guide-map through Berlin 1936”

    1. Apr 10th, 2012  6:50 pm

      It’s hard to believe this was published in 1936. Looks so new. Must have been quite special at the time.

    2. Apr 12th, 2012  8:07 am

      You need to check out more German stuff from the 1920/30s :)

    3. Apr 17th, 2014  11:38 pm

      I was under the impression that Futura didn’t have a square-barred ‘1’. It was how I was always distinguishing Spartan from the original. But perhaps this style of ‘1’ was offered in Germany too? It also appears in this 1936 Swiss ad.

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