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The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces


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Brush and Freestyle


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PAGEAlso on pageSoloCat or Solofont NameAlias AnalysisMatchDover CD BookComments
86Barker Script (2 wts)No
Bronx ScriptBronx (Corel/Bitstream, OptiBrinx, Letraset, Linotype). Brown (URW ++, several variants)Yes
Davenport BoldPoppl College Two Bold (Berthold), Pocket Two Bold (Classic Font Corp)Yes
Davenport LightPoppl College Two (Berthold), Pocket Two (Classic Font Corp.)Yes
Davenport MediumPopple College Two Med (Berthold), Pocket Two Medium (Classic Font Corp)Yes
101Ebor Script(Panache), Philly Script (FontCompany/URW), Sweden (BayAnimation), YesSame as Fulton Sign Script, page 101
Glossy Script (2 wts)No
Gridiron ScriptNo
Joker (3 wts)No
106Lasalle ScriptLasalle (Filmotype, Canada Type), LaSalleSB (ScanGraphic), Tracy Tracy (Imageline)Yes
Poster Script (Rg & CD)No
PunchlineSpeedline (Rick Mueller), HandyMan (ImageLine/Enstep)Yes
Rage Italic (2 wts)Esselte/Letraset Rage Italic, Brendel Soubrett, Corel Rage Italic, Opti Rupert, Prima Racine. Yes
Tortilla (2 wts)No
Vox PopNo
Weineman ScriptNo
87Shows optical services provided by Solotype
88Abbey (handletter)NoPrevious info here was in error
AceHighlights Condensed, a free font from Mickey Rossi's Subflux, makes a good work-alike for the Solocat's Ace, even if it's not a perfect match in every tiny detail.Yes
Acme BrushTim Ryan's Acme redraws this design for Agfa's Type Revivals.Yes
Action Brush(Opti)YesITC" One Stroke Regular" by Paul Clarke is not an exact match for the Solocat sample of Action Brush, but it is so close it would serve admirably as a work-alike. Further, narrowed by an illustration program, text art based on this font co
AdamNo
Adonis HandletterAdonis (Filmotype), MelvinEustaceNF (NicksFonts)Yes
AgateNoPrevious info here was in error
Alert CasualNo
Ally UprightNo
Amber CasualAmber (FontCompany, URW)Yes
AndyNo
Anita LightfaceHFF Pessoas LindasYes
April HandletterApril (Font Company, URW)Yes
Arab BrushThere's a genuine Agfa under the orig name in the Print Artist bundle. Opti has a version named just Arab.Yes
Aragon (sign brush)No
Arcade SlimNo
Ark Casual(Keystrokes)Yes
ArmadaNo
ArthurNo
AthensNo
Atlas OverweightAtlas (Filmotype), BIg Nib (A&L), Jungle (Brendel)Yes
Atlas Overweight ObliqueDerived from regular version. A&L Big Nib Italic; Brendel Jungle Italic.Yes
Bunny DemiboldNo
89Lettering UIDImageline After Life and Alex resemble but don't match the sans brush lettering on Solocat pgs 88-89.Yes
89Accent(Brendel, Opti, SoftMaker, URW), Bethlehem Ephrath (HiHRetroFonts), Albert (WSI)Yes
Arbor CasualNo
Arctic(Fantazia, Sam Wang, Reasonable Solutions) Marlo (A&L/ComputerServices), Rambler Brush Light (Photolettering), Garfield (Brendel)YesThere may or may not be a Solo font with this name.
ArenaNo
ArizonaNo
Army (Rg & Extd)Army-F-29 (Babel Press - Regular only)Yes
Austin(Filmotype)Yes
Balloon Drop Shadow(URW)Yes
Barber PolesNo
94CalicoNo
CanaryNo
CandidCandid Ballpoint (OPTI)Yes
CaravanNo
Card CasualNo
Cargo BrushNo
Dancer AceDancer (Filmotype)Yes
DartNo
88Lettering UIDImageline After Life and Alex resemble but don't match the sans brush lettering on Solocat pgs 88-89.Yes
90Apache(FontCompany, URW), Stanley (Bayer/Panache)Yes
Arrow HandletterNo
AugustBrendel Cochise; Fontbank Toledo. Similar to MN Estro. Also Opti August.Yes
Avon CasualAvon D (URW)Yes
Beaver Sixpack (Panache)Yes
Beaver ExtendedNo
Border BounceOliver (Panache)Yes
CactusNo
CadetNo
Cameo Casual (Rg & OS)No
Cane (handletter)No
CapriNo
Carmen HandletterFlimotype CarmenYes
Carolina BrushDigital versions include Brendel's COLONIAL BRUSH; Novel's Carpens; Opti's Carolina Brush; and Prima's Carteret.Yes
CastBoris (Panache)Yes
CheckerNo
94Cocoa Medium(Keystrokes)Yes
Comet SlopeBritches (Panache)Yes
CongaNo
CourtlandNo
CrestNo
CutlassNo
91MacbethFilmotype Macbeth (Font Diner)Yes
MajorMajor (Filmotype/FontDiner), MajerIrregular (American Greetings/BlueMountain, Opti)Yes
MarvelNo
MelodyNo
MetroNo
MiltonNo
Mink (handletter)No
MistyNo
Modern BounceModern (FIlmotype)Yes
MortonNo
MusketNo
NavyNo
NeroNemo (Filmotype), CAC Futura Casual (American Greetings)YesFilmotype's original films were named Nemo, Nero,and Niro.
NobelCopybook (Arts and Letters, Computer Support Corp); Tombola (Brendel); Juraski (Enstep/Imageline - slightly stretched), Keith (Enstep/Imageline - bolder)YesNamed "Noble Casual" [sic] in Solo's 100 Brushline Alphabets books.
PolarNo
PortlyNo
Power(Filmotype)Yes
Prima(Filmotype), Rachel (Imageline), Impress (Bitstream)Yes
PuebloOpti Pueblo (Opti)Yes
92Mars BounceHFF Fourth Rock (HFF)Yes
Monroe(Opti)YesOpti's Bold version has been found, but not the plain.
Orlando(Filmotype), Opti offers Opti Orlando. Also matches fonts named Parade by Panache and by Micrologic.Also Happy by Canada Type, aka Ap-ap.Yes
Pacific Bounce(Opti), Beatnik (Type Innovations)Yes
Palace BounceNo
Panama(Filmotype, Opti)Yes
PandaNo
Parade Bounce(Filmotype), Parade (Panache, Font Company, URW)YesFilmotype's Parade is a family of six fonts; regular, semi-bold, and bold, in regular and condensed versions.
ParkerNo
Parrot CasualNo
Pastel BounceLight Petals (HFF)Yes
PearlHeatwave (Panache)Yes
PeterNo
Petunia Bounce(Mario Arturo), Reigle (SSI), Gantury (EnStep)Yes
Pike(Panache)Yes
Pineaka Pine Casual, unattributed freeware.Yes
PixiePixie, Pixefont (Rakowski, Fantazia, Opti )Yes
PrestoTyler (Enstep) Yes
PrinceHFF Air Apparent (HFF)YesGlyphs appear sharper than the sample in the catalog.
Puritan BounceNo
93AnvilNo
MaypoleNo
McCoyNo
Metric (It & XIt)No
Milan Ace (hvy It disp sans)No
Morocco AceNo
NinaNo
NormanNo
PatentNo
Plymouth AceNo
TailorNoArsis (DTC, URW, Linotype, E&F, Paratype, and others) appears to be the basic typeface for Tailor, Tempo Ace, Tenor, Topic Ace, Travel, Treasure, and Troy. These may have been separate fonts or optically created by Solotype Typographers.
Tempo AceNoSee Tailor
Tenor (Italic and Extra Italic)NoSee Tailor
Topic AceNoSee Tailor
TravelNoSee Tailor
TreasureNoSee Tailor
140TroyNoSee Tailor
TulipNoSee Tailor
 

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