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Re: Fwd: [PPLetterpress] Type Detectives!

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  • Peter Fraterdeus
    Try the font finder at myfonts.com http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/ you upload a scanned sample or give it a URL to a gif it s quite surprising how often it
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      Try the font finder at myfonts.com
      http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/
      you upload a scanned sample or give it a URL to a gif
      it's quite surprising how often it hits right on the mark!

      Peter


      At 1:45 AM -0700 4/15/05, mr_mr@... wrote:
      >Hi Katie,
      >
      >I would say a good resource for you is www.typophile.com. There is a
      >message board on there that is guaranteed to give you an answer within
      >a day or so. There are some of the worlds best typo-geeks that monitor
      >that site regularly. Hey wait, I just called my self a geek (not
      >claiming to be overly qualified but maybe a little goofy for
      >typography).
      >
      >You're welcome to send it to me and I'll give it a shot, but that site
      >is a sure thing.
      >
      >Mark Roudebush
      >
      >markroudebush@...
      >
      >“There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of
      >satisfaction.”
      > —Salvador Dali
      >
      >>
      >>
      >> On Apr 14, 2005, at 4:36 PM, Katie Harper wrote:
      >>
      >>> Dear Type Detectives:
      >>>
      >>> I have a former student who has emailed me a photograph of a sign
      >>> and she
      >>> is trying to come close to matching the typeface. I don't recognize
      >>> it. I
      >>> suspect that the type in the sign was hand drawn (we have had
      >>> previous
      >>> discussions about this on the list from time to time). Vintage
      >>> 20s-30s, art
      >>> deco look.
      >>>
      >>> If you are curious and feel like joining in the hunt, please email
      >>> me off
      >>> list and I'll send you a jpeg of the sign.
      >>>
      >>> Thanks!
      >>>
      >>> Katie Harper
      >>> Ars Brevis Press
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>>
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      >>> Service.
      >>>
      >>>
      >
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      >Yahoo! Groups Links
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