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Copperplate Classic Light FONT Download

Copperplate Classic Light downloadDesigner: Gert Wiescher
Publisher: Wiescher Design
Copperplate was the classic nineteenth century engraver’s typeface, consisting of capitals and small caps only. Among others (for example Deberny & Peignot) F. W. Goudy’s cut for ATF around 1901 is probably the most widely known.

Copperplate typefaces are traditionally used for business cards and all that “serious” stuff. My Copperplate Classic is a completely new design, based on some old samples. To make it look more up-to-date and elegant, I gave it some extra swings here and there. The old fonts were all designed with clogging corners or points that can break off in the minds of its designers.

Today we do not have those problems any longer, so I could give my Copperplate Classic real sharp pointed serifs. To give you more choice I now added this light cut in three variations, light, sans and rounded!

Enjoy! Gert Wiescher


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1900s american caps only card certificate economic engraving formal inscribed letterhead linear office roman serif rounded sans serif sensible small caps tiny serif wide
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