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    Default Recreating 1956 Calendar

    Hello all,
    I am recreating a calendar (with 2020 dates) from 1956. It is a gift for my 91 year old mother-in-law. It was the florist she grew up in owned by her father & uncle.
    I have reconstructed the entire calendar & ready for printing but I was not able to match the font used on the numbers for the dates and small red "Flowers for a Festive Touch" sentence.
    Any help would be great.
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    Default Re: Recreating 1956 Calendar

    Wonderful project. But unfortunately, I cannot identify the typeface for the numerals. What a unique 3.

    The month name is using Corvinus, perhaps the Skyline style.
    The Flowers for ... text is ParkAvenue

    I'll keep looking for the numerals. But I would suggest drawing the 0-9 characters. I could probably roll your drawings into a font in just a little amount of time. It's the drawing that takes the lion's share of work.

    Mike

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    Default Re: Recreating 1956 Calendar

    The Hungry JPEG has a free fonht bundle. 25 Cottage industry fonts fer nuthin'


    25 fairly good free fonts

    Here's a screen snag of most of them:

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    Happy Holidays from Those Boutons!

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    Default Re: Recreating 1956 Calendar

    Thanks Gare, I got them and from what I have seen you are right they are fairly good, not grate just fair in my opinion.
    Larry a.k.a wizard509

    Never give up. You will never fail, but you may find a lot of ways that don't work.

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    Default Re: Recreating 1956 Calendar

    They're free, Larry!

    Greatness is not borne of "cheap".


    -g!

 

 

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