Times Blackletter ID

baskew's picture

After heavy google searching, whatthefont.com and searching other type databases including my own. I've yet to find any possible matches or similar Type. This "Times" is a Nameplate for a Newspaper in the Middle East. I was asked to update the Nameplate, However keeping the Traditional "Times" in tact.

So, before I take the time to recreate the type from scratch, I thought I would ask to see if anyone else had an idea of what typeface this was. (No EPS, AI, or any vector format was available. )

Thanks for your help,

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riccard0's picture

Nameplates are almost always custom. I think you could start with a blackletter you think could work and customise it.
Anyway, for a chance to receive some replies, please move the thread to the Type ID Board proper (presently it’s in Type ID Board » Solved IDs » Blackletter).

baskew's picture

True, that's where I'm at right now.

Thanks, I thought it was asking me what category to file it under. lol

Ryuk's picture

As said by ricard0, custom work.
/T shares vague similarities with Students Alphabet and /imes with Alte Schwabacher.

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