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Looking for the font of this city name (Bliesgau)


Samsun

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Samsun

Hello everyone,

I am looking for the font of this City, which I found from a magazine (undated). I need a free alternative if possible. Thanks everyone.

Sam

 

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Riccardo Sartori

It being cast in metal, I doubt it ever was a printing typeface.

For something similar in concept, you could want to have a look at Bodoni Z37 (not free, but cheap, and you can also mix different widths to mimic the wide capital of your sample).

 

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Samsun

Hi Riccardo, thank you. Sorry but wouldn't metal plate also have some sort of a typeface library?

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Ralf Herrmann
9 hours ago, Samsun said:

wouldn't metal plate also have some sort of a typeface library?

Nope. Here is an article on the subject: 

 

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Riccardo Sartori
Just now, Samsun said:

the font posted is non-existent?

Better put, it isn’t a font. Probably no other letter was made except for the ones needed to spell “Bliesgau”.

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