Need a little help with this font

FM_Treezy's picture

Trying to find out what font this is. Little help!

fvilanakis's picture

It looks like Abalone by David F. Nalle (Scriptorium Fonts, 1993)

I found it using Find my Font -

Ryuk's picture

Cochin, horizontally scaled.

EDIT: Fivos is right, it's Abalone... which actually looks like a scaled Cochin.

hrant's picture

So is Abalone made from scratch, or swiped from Cochin?


HVB's picture

AFAIK, all Scriptorium fonts are made from scratch, although the designs themselves are very often imitative.

Here's a comparison of Abalone's and Cochin's G:

- Herb

fvilanakis's picture

Taking into account some details (top of /t/, bottom right of /a/) I think Cochin scaled is a better match.

@Hrant: From the many small differences I can see, I suppose this is not -at least- an outline theft.

hrant's picture

Thanks for checking - I agree.


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