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Old 07-29-2019, 05:29 AM   #1
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Looking for some old-print serif fonts...

See the samples below, with the most representative glyphs, like A, U, R, S, g, f, t, s:






It's a font used in print, around 1940-1950.

Thanks in advance
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Old 07-29-2019, 08:06 AM   #2
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the word is "colonial" font & google is your friend.
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Old 07-29-2019, 09:25 AM   #3
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There is a very similar font that's from Hallmark. It was (or still is) a font included in one of their programs. See the attachment for the font.
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Old 07-29-2019, 09:58 AM   #4
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The t is what bothers me the most.
Otherwise the font is close to times family.
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Old 07-29-2019, 05:10 PM   #5
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The t is what bothers me the most.
Otherwise the font is close to times family.
It's not close to Times at all.
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Old 07-29-2019, 05:28 PM   #6
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The shapes aren't the same but it does have that worn look; see

https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=279887

and from there follow the link to

http://www.psymon.com/fonts/alde.html
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Old 07-30-2019, 03:35 AM   #7
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It's not close to Times at all.
Well, if I would known which font exactly it was close I would have found it myself. Maybe. Unfortunately, I only know it was used around the war.

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The shapes aren't the same but it does have that worn look;
It's not the worn shape that I am interested in (it's because of the scanning), but in particular the shapes, in particular that of t (it's the only font I've seen with the upper part so long and shifted to the right).
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Old 07-30-2019, 12:24 PM   #8
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See the samples below, with the most representative glyphs, like A, U, R, S, g, f, t, s:






It's a font used in print, around 1940-1950.

Thanks in advance
Okay, so...not any perfect matches, but:
  • Zilvertype Pro has an "A" like that--but not a t.
  • Caslon ICGTitling (not to be confused with any other Caslon Titling font) has a t somewhat like that, lower-case.
  • Laura Worthington's Charcuterie Serif is the closest that I'm able to find--it's very similar on the A. Not so much on the t.

Also-mentioned: Valifieris and Contenu. Not "alike," but similar in feel, somewhat. The Contenu might suit to channel the FEEL.

Sorry. That one, I suspect, like my last great Font Hunt, may yield nada, nothing, zip, zein. I'm pretty good at finding fonts, and I can't find it or even something closer than what I've listed.

A lot of fonts require extensive hand-searching through old font catalogues. I have the Fontbook, etc., but not that far back.

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Old 07-30-2019, 01:53 PM   #9
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Thank you for the tips.
I also browsed several hundreds by now pages with fonts, found none.
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Thank you for the tips.
I also browsed several hundreds by now pages with fonts, found none.
Yeah. It's one of those fonts that's fallen by the wayside. It's frustrating when that happens, but hardly suprising. I mean...foundries get tired of trying to keep a huge catalogue, especially when fonts (like that one) fall out of vogue.

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Old 08-01-2019, 11:06 AM   #11
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It may not even been "digitised"...
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It may not even been "digitised"...
THAT is actually an excellent point, and highly likely, by the time that digitization became a norm.

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A similar t I've found in Fairfax Station NF

but that's only the t, and a few, common, others.
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