toby at telegraphics.com.au
Mon Jun 29 07:56:20 CDT 2015
On 2015-06-29 3:54 AM, simon wrote:
> the front of the internal bus options maintenance manual in front of me.
> But looking at the f in 8/f gives me the impression they mixed some
> fonts for the logo and taking a closer look at the line:
> "digital equipment corporation . maynard. massachusetts"
> is proving both of us wrong. the y in maynard is a rounded version, but
> both futura and avant garde hve a straight y.
> "...the search continues..."
Can you scan the page you're looking at?
> On 29-06-15 04:50, Toby Thain wrote:
>> On 2015-06-28 10:12 PM, Toby Thain wrote:
>>> On 2015-06-28 6:34 PM, simon wrote:
>>>> It seems to me that pdp8 is written in futura bold
>>> ITC Avant Garde would probably be closer. (released circa 1970)
>> Oops, I was looking at the vertical d e c when I said that.
>> The font used in the "industrial11" logo and across the PDP-8 range, has
>> been pinned down to the "New York" style of "Chalet"; here's a revival:
>> But I can't find a "pdp8" image in the thread. Simon, what image are you
>> referring to that leads you to say Futura Bold?
>>> Avant Garde was used in a LOT of DEC's marketing -- it was the signature
>>> face for VAX-11, for example (even the machine badges use Avant Garde).
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