Need help identifying an old school "Iron On" font

klein's picture

I need some assistance.

Can you name this and better yet do you know where it can purchased as a font?

I appreciate the help.


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Justin_Ch's picture

This came up this time last year.

klein's picture

So, I guess no one knows?

It's a great opportunity to recreate. I have a friend that recreated A-Z in vector format (based on all the Bboy crew images we could pull together). I was hoping to see what other punctuation marks and such existed alongside the letters and numbers.

I've found similar "Old English" fonts but none of them are exact (see attached).

I know it was an Iron-on letter but it must or originated somewhere. I just need to find the random rare font book it was pulled from or printer (late 70's china town, NYC).

this one found at "Michaels" currently...

Té Rowan's picture

The font Titania has some resemblance to it but is not identical. That's the closest I've got so far.

G W's picture

I've also been looking for this font. It was used on B.A.D.'s "Contact" single from 1989.

Justin_Ch's picture

I'm just adding a link to your thread, G W.

G W's picture

Thanks, Justin.

G-W's picture

The iron-on felt "Old English" letters still haven't been made into a font?

Theunis de Jong's picture

[OT] That first image is from The Rock Steady Crew! I feel like it's 1983 all over again.

jimibrown's picture

What Font is that with Gothic Above it? (2nd one down?)

jimibrown's picture

What Font is that with Gothic Above it? (2nd one down?)

bengee's picture

Well after lots of searching and not being able to find it, I decided to make it.
It's very basic with a few alt characters and limited punctuation etc. But it's enough to reproduce shirt designs or knock out a headline.

Available here

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