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I've moved the "Zinfandel" ID request to a separate thread.
Mike -- a couple of type-id forum protocols: 1. When posting a font id request, it's best to start a new thread rather than adding to an existing one. 2. Generally speaking, we don't trade fonts here, unless they're free to begin with or one of us is the designer of such a font and has the generosity (and legal ability) to give it away. That said, the font you're looking for is Handle Oldstyle. Plus, you're relatively in luck: it's only $22.
Crap, Stewf, I thought you were asleep and I had plenty of time to post a leisurely response. Plenty of time being, of course, fifteen minutes.
Sorry I couldn't find the 'Start New Thread' and had no idea what to do until I found it after at the bottom.
The original name for this font is "Colwell Handletter," designed by lettering artist Elizabeth Colwell, and released by American Type Founders in 1923. The original design had both upper and lower case glyphs, rather than large and small caps. Franklin Typefounders has a cut of this as well, called "Colwell Roman", and they also include the companion italic. They're both available through Precision Type: http://www.precisiontype.com/fontsdetails.asp?fn=FRA-010639&results=25&back=list&n=0&tf=0&s=1&f=None&st=None&st2=None&st3=None&lf=&b=1&alpha=---&stype=&query=Colwell David
good to see you back troubleman
Troubleman? *Moi?!* Stephen: You & Chesh still nailed it with Handle Oldstyle; that looks like the cut that was used. I only know about Colwell because I happened upon it years ago in a specimen book, and searched everywhere trying to find a digitized version of it. Oddly, I've yet to find the whole family (roman, italic & small caps) digitized into a single cohesive font. To get the whole family, it seems you need both Colwell and Handle Oldstyle. David
Aw, I was looking forward to the reputation a nickname like that might bring me. Oh well.
Mike - In the future you need to start a new topic (go to the top level of the Font Identification Forum to find the link). This is Handle Oldstyle.
Nevermind, Mike, it's been taken care of. Just be good next time you post ;) Welcome to the board.
Say, nice find, David. I am very familiar with Handle but hadn't seen Colwell. Thank you!
Hey David, I think Isaac was talking to me. ;) Check my Username. Hi Isaac, thanks. I wish it were under happier circumstances. I know the war ain't completely over yet, but I consider the fall of Bagdad as the beginning of the end ("the end" being a new era of colonization, preemptive wars destabilizing major regions in the world, a fascist-like government in the USA and a whole bunch of new Saddams and Osamas in the making). Though it's a good thing that Saddam's (apparently) out of the picture, the end result doesn't justify the means. But anyway, enough politics for now. Let's crack some type IDs.
It's not the nickname that brings the reputation, David, it's the other way round. ;) And you need to play drums in a rock band.
I am looking for this font, anyone know the answer? Please e-mail me your response and if you have the file even better. Thanks!