The Lindbergh Baby Poster Font

E. Scrooge's picture

I was just looking threw an old infamous crimes book when I found this poster and was wondering what font was used?

Lex Kominek's picture

There's some Franklin Gothic in there.

- Lex

Mark Simonson's picture

Yep, the smaller stuff is Franklin Gothic. The condensed face in the middle appears to be Alternate Gothic No. 1 and the face at the top is an old wood typeface. An old type catalog I have only gives it a number--735--no name.

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