I think that's Helvetica Ultra Compressed, manually disordered.
Browse here for distorted fonts
Thank you Pilaster for having the old typebooks around (I lost mine in the divorce...)
Perhaps HPTFX can find an old "transfer" sheet of type - and re-create it himself.
I wish I had the old type books to hand. Found that image on typophile
My old knackered memory remembered an earlier post here:
The designer Rick Banks (the Face 37 link) has done a digital cut of Lubalin Graph with Alternates which he used for the St Bride Library ident, but he seems to have re-done his website and the link no longer goes to the archive page containing the work in question.
Wonder what they used for the I ...
Possibly the 'ı' glyph shortened?
My 2 cents. Heron2001 is correct. Sample here:
That looks like Compacta Bold with a rounded stroke added (to me
"SHERLOCK HOLMES CONSULTING DETECTIVE" Ostrich Sans bold and medium
Edited on Feb 01, 2014 at 20:18 by pilaster
It is indeed, but lets include a link for others on the forum who may be interested…
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