Vintage (?) style font

AWood's picture

I'm looking for a font that looks like the one used on the Evil Spirits logo. What kind of font is this?

Thanks for the help!

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donshottype's picture

This lettering is a pastiche of styles. Note for example the median spurs -- found in many wild west fonts --and the foxtail terminals There are some fonts that catch some of the flavor of the lettering. For example, Exocet by Jonathan Barnbrook http://www.emigre.com/EF.php?fid=95 and the Dogma movie font, a fan effort as Avqest http://www.fontspace.com/gemfonts/avqest. Also some other fonts by Jonathan Barnbrook, including Mason http://www.emigre.com/EF.php?fid=104 and Jeremy Dooley's Newcomen
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/insigne/newcomen/
Don

AWood's picture

Thanks Don, Mason has some great flavour!

donshottype's picture

You're welcome, Adam, I agree that Mason is perhaps the most interesting of the candidates.
Don

Ryuk's picture

Can't agree more with Don. Definitely custom (and by St Bernardine).
Reminds me also on construction this previous discussion too: initials /E and /S from one side, /V, /I, /L, /P, /R and /T (cross-shaped) from the other.
For initials and rather using a /3 instead of a /E: I like Billhead LHF and Letterhead; Adding also Appleton DTF, Midnight Show (possibly my best "out-of-the-box" solution), Stanley, Countryroad and Sly
For the rest: Long March, Midnight Show (again), Ambrosia, Cavalero, Dickinson, Euphoria (good candidate cleaning up all flourishes), Firehouse and Iron Horse (good option too mainly because of glyph x-height)

donshottype's picture

Hi Ryuk, need link for _Midnight Show_, _Stanley_, _Sly_, _Long March_, _Midnight Show_.
Don

donshottype's picture

Hi Ryuk, thanks for the link to St Bernardine. If we click on the image of the bottle we get an enlarged view that shows more of the label than was in Adam's Image. In addition to EVIL SPIRITS It shows a full uppercase alphabet. This is simply a set of Tuscan Roman letters. In the context of the label I expect that these are Ouija board letters. Digital fonts Captain Howdy http://haroldsfonts.com/portfolio/capn-howdy/
Don

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