Road Sign Letter Fonts (UK)

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Road Sign Letter Fonts (UK)

Postby MrPlantpot » Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:55 pm

Prompted to do an image search by something my father said about old roadsigns being in BLOCK CAPITALS, and all new ones being in Lower Case With Capitals.... I found this free to download set of 'Transport' fonts including pre and post 1964 roadsigns, 'Motorway', and the elongated letters as used to put 'SLOW', etc, on the road surface.

This is the pre '64 font for example:

I thought some of you might be interested. :D Happy Modelling!
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Postby Jon Randall » Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:34 pm

Cheers Steve 8)
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