Main font needed

monstertaco's picture

Please help me identify this main font that says "Mens Association". Thanks!

monstertaco's picture

If you know the other fonts that'd be great too!

donshottype's picture

Letterpress on the business card, so it's an old metal type design. I zoomed the image & suspect that it's a Clarendon bold condensed rather than a slab serif Egyptian. Many foundries have made Clarendon's since 1845, when Besley/Fann Street first published it. The version is not clear from the business card. Other letterpress names for Clarendon include Besley. See digital Besley Clarendon. You can also use PublishingMojo's myfont's link for digital Clarendon bold condensed.
Don

hrant's picture

Actually much letterpress these days is done with photopolymer plates, which are produced from computer files. Ergo: any font goes.

hhp

donshottype's picture

Learn something every day.
Don

monstertaco's picture

It does look a lot like Clarendon with the exception of the apostrophe. Clarendon's looks to go straight down whereas this one seems to go in to me. It may be close enough for my client though, thanks for all the input everyone!

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