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Submitted on Aug 4, 2006
by blakemichaelson

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Market Deco
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Any suggestions? I'd like to be faithful to this piece of history in my work...

3585d 6h 19m 8s ago



What year was that sign erected?

3584d 20h 36m 55s ago

Looks like Kem Weber to me?
see thread:

3584d 17h 7m 21s ago

It is not exact, Pixie. Note the M, also the size of the bowls in the P and R. Also, the center bar in the E looks centered in the sample. Oh, and the K.

There are several that have the same feel that I found, but had similar problems.

It might be a font that hasn’t made it into the digitized age, or a font made up by the sign company or an agency.

That was one reason I asked the age of the sign. A creation date might help one of the gurus find something.

3584d 15h 56m 16s ago

To the best of my knowledge the sign was erected ca 1930...

3583d 10h 25m 25s ago

I just noticed that the center bar of the E is lower in the word “Market” than it is in “Center”. That might suggest a custom-made job. It could be a made up face borrowed from the faces of that era. I’ll do a further search using the date as a guide.

No luck. I suppose you could simply call it an “Art Deco” style.

3582d 19h 32m 11s ago

Kinda looks like MostraThree?

3572d 18h 56m 43s ago
3507d 9h 53m 8s ago

Case marked solved.

3507d 9h 50m 26s ago
J-Louise Heron:

That’s a really nice find Lisa. Don’t know how you stumbled upon it - but most likely the closest Blake will come to keeping true to the font. Good job!

3507d 2h 28m 17s ago

Thanks! If you look here the “R’s” are the same. The picture first posted isn’t a very good shot.

3506d 22h 58m 22s ago

Hi,i happen to have a prob like this way back in college. And you did a remarkable job!

[EDIT: Spam removed]

2441d 9h 52m 58s ago

It’s Market Deco
(Sorry if it’s already mentioned above.)

2384d 1h 44m 6s ago

I think this may be what you are looking for.

Font identified: Market Deco.
2384d 22s ago

Something else that’s related to Labor Day that I saw on YouTube today was this video all about the Pike Place Market going green: . You should check this out.

Case marked “not a font.”
2091d 3h 31m 57s ago

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