Duct Tape Irregular Semibold
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Duct Tape Irregular Semibold

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Reader Cy Goldsbie sent us the above photos, taken at St. Clair West station, along with the following note:

These aren’t the greatest pictures, but I think they’re clear enough. The hand-written sign is one of two on the same wall just above the duct tape sign. I think I’ve discovered a new font that even Joe Clark doesn’t know about. Of the font mixture of which he spoke, ‘Duct-Tape’ was never mentioned. As I’ve never seen it before, it’s difficult to tell whether it’s a bold, regular, or condensed. Much the same way that the original TTC font was an unofficial adaptation of something else, I believe this one is entirely original and may be the only surviving example on the entire line. Perhaps they are using it as a test and are planning to survey another 6 people, much the same way, if I recall correctly, that Joe Clark said that they did with the Sheppard-style signs.

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