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i believe this font was created on a logo in 1985. What is the font?
Thank you so much for your reply! I see some similarities to University Roman, but the T and R have different serif tails... They only go left, not left and right.
Any other suggestions you may have would be very much appreciated!
1985 is on the cusp of the desktop-publishing era, so this might not be a digital typeface. It's close enough to University Roman that it is quite possible that no one has digitized it.
I probably also out to point out that chopping off a couple if serifs isn't too difficult a task.
There are many digital versions of it but I'm afraid that none of them is the original design, as they are created by well known font forgery companies.
I 'll mention them here, hoping that somebody can find the original:
Sagittal - no foundry info
Chickadee - no foundry info
Piquet SSi - Southern Software, 1992
PiquetSSK - Southern Software, 1992
London - Brendel Informatik GmbH, 1994
I think the "original" for this was Fontbank's Chickadee - which was, of course, a modification of University Roman. Fontbank's offerings were all modifications of existing fonts.
I agree Mike.
Fontbank's Chickadee has a copyright claim of 1990-1991. So the other versions are copies of Fontbank's hack of University Roman. Fairly well done, for a hack. If it had been another font maker I might have looked for a photo lettering rework of University Roman as a pre-digital source.
FWIW, this is the absolute original from which University Roman was derived...