Font Is Close to Caslon But Not Close Enough

B Bohnhoff's picture

I've been trying to identify the fonts used here.

My first thought, with the exception of the e, is that the font looked like Caslon 224. I have placed the font ITC Caslon 224 (in gray) below the type for the logo. Although Caslon 224 is close it does not match the serifs on the T arm nor does it match the counters of the P and R and the K is close except it seems condensed as compared to the original. The O is a very close match

I think the e is ITC Tiffany but not sure and I have no idea what was used for the dash and the comma.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Thank you,

Bill

type.nasos's picture

Looks exaclty like ITC Tiffany, i mean the entire phrase, with modified R and K,
perhaps small caps?

agostini's picture

Hi Bill
I think it is a customized version of Tiffany (P and K)
the rest seem to match. The dash is a Tilde rather than a Dash
(maybe hand-drawn?).

agostini's picture

hmmm too late!

B Bohnhoff's picture

Thank you,

I had considered the idea that the entire phrase was ITC Tiffany but when I looking at Tiffany in my font book I was thrown by the spur in the counter of the R or on the K.

For some reason the idea that the P and K were modified did register deep enough.

Anyway that is why having access to a fresh set of eyes and thinking is a great resource — to point out the obvious.

Thank you,

Bill

William Berkson's picture

Both Tiffany and Caslon 224 were drawn by Ed Benguiat, so that's why they have a family resemblance.

B Bohnhoff's picture

William,

Ah Ha!

That is very interesting and now I know why my eye picked up on the Caslon 224 style.

I have Caslon 224 and have used it on many project but I'll have to go out and purchase Tiffany.

Thank you,

Bill

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