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I recently came across a "Lots-o-Fonts For a Pittance" CD that I'd actually never seen before. Curious what was on it, I forked over the few bucks and discovered that it was full of Brendel Informatik fonts.
I know what this company is about and, sure enough, I recognized lots of commercial clones as well as ripoffs of a few of the early shareware font folks. Plenty of just plain junk as well.
Anyhow, there are about 14 fonts/families on the CD that caught my eye but which I don't recognize. I'd like to occasionally post one for your ID perusal so as to learn of the original font where possible.
The first is called Albany (occasionally, the name comes into play in the form of a weak pun on the original font's name. Macbeth gets the name Hamlet on the CD for instance ). The last line in my sample image uses a very similar font on the CD called Sirius.
I know it looks like one mighty crappy font, but I can't help but wonder what a well done original might look like. I really like some of the basic letterforms.
Earlier this year, Manfred Klein offered a creation of his called HerdeckeSans (look toward the bottom under Text Fonts) that surely had the same inspiration. Trying to research that name Herdecke online got me nowhere.