NYPL/Pylon font match?
June 8, 2008 1:56 PM   Subscribe

What is the font used by Pylon on all their records and singles and everything else? You know, this one.

It looks similar to the font used for the word "Police" on some 1970s NYPD squad cars-- is it the same one?
posted by activitystory to Grab Bag (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Eurostile Bold Extended #2?
posted by boombot at 2:05 PM on June 8, 2008

According to What The Font, it's Eurostile Bold Extended #2".
posted by aristan at 2:07 PM on June 8, 2008

Thanks! I hadn't used that tool before.
posted by activitystory at 2:10 PM on June 8, 2008

Not to mention The Police themselves!
posted by xil at 4:42 PM on June 8, 2008

If they use only capitals then it's more likely to be Microgramma, also known as the original Star Trek font. (Eurostile is a later revision by the same designers that added lowercase.)
posted by nicwolff at 9:27 AM on June 9, 2008

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