HFF Xmas Hoedown is Kid Ory B on page 51 of Condensed Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts by Dan X. Solo and also on page 37 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces.
From: HFF <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 13:54:56 +0000
Subject: Introducing Kid Ory B (Solotype Catalog page 37)
HFF Xmas Hoedown is based on Kid Ory B, from page 51 of "Condensed
Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts" by Dan X. Solo. Kid Ory B is also shown
on page 37 of "."
Kid Ory B, as published in Condensed Alphabets, does not have numbers.
The numbers in HFF Xmas Hoedown were created using the uppercase of Kid
HFF Xmas Hoedown is a free font. You are free to use this font in any
way you want to. You can share this font with others if you wished to.
Use freely, share freely and, most of all, enjoy the font.
Attachment: HFF Xmas Hoedown.zip [See font download link below]
From: Character <Char@cters.bold.italic>
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 09:39:20 -0800
Subject: Re: Introducing Kid Ory B (Solotype Catalog page 37)
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You've been busy! Thank you for this slab-serif gem.
Incidentally, Paolo W. (Intellecta) appears to have used Kid Ory B as a
the basis for his font, Tissot. I very much prefer the numbers that
you've created to his. Yours are much more in keeping with the rest of
Jeff Levine also used it as a basis for his Texarkana JNL.
Interesting that no UN-ornamented versions have shown up before yours!
I found those two by posting the solotype catalog's Kid Ory image to
Thank you again.
P.S. - are you no longer posting to Annexcafe or zeppole?