Fraktur typeface?

Delia Petrescu's picture

Hi,
I have a font that I can not identify, if someone can help me, I did classify it in Fraktur category.
Thanks!

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donshottype's picture

Shipping tags -- my dad used to have these in the 1950s. Clip art girl with permed short hair, 1920s to 1950s. Clearly not from the digital font era and perhaps not even photo-lettering. Agree 100% with your classification as Fraktur. Very unusual to find sloped Fraktur script. This is not in script section of Jaspert's _Type encyclopaedia (1970)_. Worth digging further.
Don

donshottype's picture

Not identical, but has some similarity Fin Fraktur Italic http://www.fonts.com/font/intellecta-design/fin-fraktur/italic
don

donshottype's picture

Slope this one and you are almost there.
Plakat Fraktur. This is a Dieter Steffmann font so I suspect it may be a rip of digital work done by someone else. Need to see if we can find an assured legitimate source for the typeface.
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Don

Delia Petrescu's picture

Hello!
When I saw the posting on Briar Press, I was convinced that someone from the entire world would know something about this typeface, people on forums are usually able to solve these mysteries. So far from all the sites I posted the picture, just you reply in this forum.
I sent a message to Mr. Unger Ralph, http://www.myfonts.com/person/Ralph_M_Unger/, wait for reply.
Keep in touch and good luck!

Regards!
Delia Petrescu

donshottype's picture

Here is Plakat Fraktur by Peter Weigel http://www.peter-wiegel.de/PlakatFraktur.html
My loose translation of Peter Weigel's description, which I trust is an improvement over the Google machine: Poster Fraktur is a representative commercial font from the early 20th century. It is striking and bold, and is designed for advertising. I have supplemented the font with ligatures and used the UNZ1 coding. This font is free for personal use only. [This font is based on Deiter Steffmann's digital font, so I still don't know what is legitimate.]
Don

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