30's or before fonts

Tyskern's picture


Found on a paper dated 1939, but it could of course be older.
tried whatthefont and such without luck.
Similar fonts would also be appreciated!!

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donshottype's picture

Don't know the precise font, but I can give you a font with the extended diagonals on the M -- which was a lettering feature by Ozwald Cooper and others circa 1920.
Packard New Style:
http://www.identifont.com/show?2DOR
which is a smoothed version of Cooper's original Packard:
http://www.identifont.com/show?2DOQ
Also Packard Patrician NF:
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/nicksfonts/packard-patrician-nf/
Don

fvilanakis's picture

Another similar you may like: Atelier Sans ITC by Nick Curtis

donshottype's picture

If you know how to modify fonts you could use Sackers Gothic Std Heavy
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/mti/sackers-gothic/
as a base to replicate the letters.


Don

Ryuk's picture

This /M reminds me of Albertus. Some more I like but would need to be customized: Bolyar FM, Goudy Sans ITC, Petit Serif NP, Grant Avenue, Elan ITC

donshottype's picture

Here's an interesting substitute:


Camera Bold by Ryoichi Tsunekawa
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/flat-it/camera/
http://dharmatype.com/flat-it/camera.html
Good assortment of other letters in somewhat similar style to R and M.
Don

Tyskern's picture

Thanks for all the input.
Guess not all fonts have made it into the digital world.
Hope I'll get around to making an modified version of one of the above.
It should sit fine on the beer label.
Thanks!

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