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Mr Teddy Bear
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:20 pm    Post subject: The Avengers fonts Reply with quote

Hi,

Does anyone konw what fonts were used to make the various title cards during the original production run?


I know there is a version of the 65 font available via the fantastic "Avengers Forever" website, but I was wondering if the other fonts used are also available?

Thanks

Steve
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hotsnow
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, this is my first post.



The font is :

BureauGrotesque OneThree

Look at : http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/

It's a commercial fond Sad : 40$ http://www.fonts.com/FR/detail.htm?pid=409131?lang=FR
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jaz
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:29 pm    Post subject: Re: The Avengers fonts Reply with quote

Mr Teddy Bear wrote:
Hi,

Does anyone konw what fonts were used to make the various title cards during the original production run?


I know there is a version of the 65 font available via the fantastic "Avengers Forever" website, but I was wondering if the other fonts used are also available?

Thanks

Steve


I'm sorry but HotSnow is incorrect - the actual font used for the colour Rigg and Thorson seasons is Compacta.
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Dandy Forsdyke
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:23 pm    Post subject: Re: The Avengers fonts Reply with quote

jaz wrote:
Mr Teddy Bear wrote:
Hi,

Does anyone konw what fonts were used to make the various title cards during the original production run?


I know there is a version of the 65 font available via the fantastic "Avengers Forever" website, but I was wondering if the other fonts used are also available?

Thanks

Steve


I'm sorry but HotSnow is incorrect - the actual font used for the colour Rigg and Thorson seasons is Compacta.


I understood that the OP and hotsnow were referring to the Keel/Gale episodes.
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dissolute
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Bureau Grotesque family is a good modern match, but it wasn't created unti l1989 at the earliest. You need to look back at Foundry refrences from 1959-60 to work it out.
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