le monde newspaper font?

djbaz's picture

Hi guys! anyone recognise what font this is? or something close?

many thanks


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sim's picture

Probably a custom font from a Fraktur style. See some example here : http://www.myfonts.com/search/fraktur/fonts/

HVB's picture

Probably not a font at all. Like most newspaper nameplates, this is a custom design, loosely based (as are some other newspaper nameplates) on the general forms found in Engravers Old English. It's possible that someone has created a font based on those few letters, much as Carter has created and used "Fraktur Six" for internal use at the New York Times.

Ryuk's picture

Custom logotype and bespoke typography by Jean-François Porchez.
Some very loosely similars: Germanica, Cabazon, Old English, Old London (have also a look to Fraktur and Blackletter fonts by Dieter Steffmann)

djbaz's picture

cheers guys! appreciate your help

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