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if anyone can suggest what this font is or something close that would be awesome
Note how all the identical letters look completely different. As such, odds are this was hand lettered (and nicely done, at that)
Agree with Darrel. Definitely hand-drawn. This kind of type treatment is known as "interlock". Having a look to fonts tagged as it at MyFonts might be helpful: Sinzano, Mister Sirloin, Darkheart, Master of Poster, Croteau...