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Used by Dinky Toys UK in the late 1950's

Dinky Font.jpg
Last question I asked was spot on. Hoping for the same. similiar to Arno or Abode Garamond but Not. Solid Serif's should be a giveaway. Are the Numbers in the same Font ?  Thanks
asked by Kevin M Oct 29, 2015
Looks like lettering to me.

1 Answer

+2 votes

The numerals look quite different from the serif font above, and the 5, & & 1 appear to have been set in something similar to Paul Renner’s Futura Steile, which has some modern digital incarnations:
Topic URW Bold
Tasse Bold
and even Dinky Rink NF

All of these have spurs on the numeral 1 but if you substitute the letter “I” in there, it matches better.

answered by John Lyttle Expert (552 points) Nov 17, 2015