Morris Benton, ATF’s chief designer, produced Cheltenham Bold in 1904. Full font with upper & lower case plus numerals, punctuation & ligatures.. This is a 8″ x 12″ huge/heavy font. It was one of the first scientifically designed faces. Ascenders are unusually long, while descenders are quite short. This was done as a result of studies that showed the greater importance of the upper half of a line of type. In creating readily recognizable word shapes and resulting readability. The item “Letterpress Metal type 72pt Cheltenham Bold. Full font. Way cheaper than wood” is in sale since Thursday, July 14, 2016. This item is in the category “Business & Industrial\Printing & Graphic Arts\Printing & Graphic Essentials\Type, Cuts & Printing Blocks”. The seller is “2001fred” and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to Mexico.
- Brand: Cheltenham 72pt Bold
- Model: 72pt Cheltenham Bold
- MPN: Cheltenham Bold 72pt
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States