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Anybody Tell Me What The Typeface Is On This 'mellow' Label?

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Shadow true type font, got mine on a cd Key fonts plus by softkey, might be on net now had it years.   :)

 

 

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Umbra is the correct answer as given by Kjw in post #2.

 

Specifically designed for the Ludlow typesetting system as would have been used in American printshops in the 1950s and 60s. It's a derivation of Futura.

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Close that one Dave -

 

I'd call it 'Chicago Demo' Shadow if I were renaming it.....

Why not call it Chicago '60s Small label font?  Why demo?  It was used on store stock, too.

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Reminds me of Bob's interview where he tells the interviewer how he could id a host of Chicago tracks by their labels and typefaces... bit sad really but its a beautiful thing.... :rolleyes:

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