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SAS - Scandinavian Airline Systems

Oct 05, 2010 at 02:32

Hey, heeelp - I want to know if there is anyone who know which font this is??
I have tried, whatthafont, and dafont and several applications to get this font but without luck!

Hope someone can help me... Look at the picture below...

Best regards and thanks in advance,

Mads, Greenland

SAS - Scandinavian Airline Systems

This is most probably not a font

Suggested font

Salzburg  Suggested by deds 

Oct 05, 2010 at 10:44

Hello maasi81,
perhaps, similar... in Bold weight

Sur un document : VikingPlain (Scandinavian) et SasLogo (SAS), pas trouvé !
Suggested font: Salzburg

Edited 3 times. Last edit on Nov 17, 2014 at 17:24 by Heron2001

Oct 05, 2010 at 12:44

Nov 17, 2014 at 08:15

I respectfully disagree with the "not a font" assessment. Here's an example photo showing more letters:

Note especially the name of the plane on the nose - since every plane had a different name, logically the type style had to be designed before the SAS fleet reached its maximum size, so the complete alphabet had to exist first. Also, brochures and timetables from the '40s through the 1990s used the typeface extensively - a google search will bring up several examples from eBay and elsewhere. Just because a typeface design was (possibly) never cast in metal nor translated to a publicly available Postscript, Truetype, OpenType or other digital format, does not mean it's "not a font"!

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