Lincoln Vintage Cars Logo typeface

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Lincoln has long used logoscripts. The originals were done by designers familiar with the Palmer style of penmanship. Note that the slope is very inclined from the vertical. For a font in that style see Filmotype Yukon http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/filmotype/yukon/ as well as fonts descended from Bickham Script http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/adobe/bickham-script-mm/
I am not certain whether this version of the Continental logoscript is still based on an original handwritten effort or wheter it is taken direct from a font.
In any event, it is fairly close to Profont's Sonata http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/profonts/sonata-pro/ which is not quite as deeply inclined as the logoscript.
Similars: Classic Script MN http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/itfmecanorma/classic-script/ Antique Spenserian http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/flat-it/antique-spenserian/ Flemish Script http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/tilde/flemish-script/alternate_cuts.html Filmotype Zeal http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/filmotype/zeal/
Don

Ryuk's picture

Agree with Don. Some I like, different style: Sudtipos Mr Canfields, Mr Sheffield, Mr Blaketon, Mrs Robertson, Herr Von Muellerhoff and Monsieur La Doulaise, Lilac, Savoir Faire

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