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Offline gcn

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Font for Bristol F2b lettering
« on: December 14, 2012, 05:42:34 PM »
I'm looking to mask the serial number on the tail fin but i'm struggling with the required font. Could anyone recommend something close.

Many thanks

Offline ALBATROS1234

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Re: Font for Bristol F2b lettering
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2012, 02:05:32 PM »
british fonts seem to be hard to find. db decals sells a german sheet with all the main german fonts with letters and numbers but no british or french.

Offline miecio52

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Re: Font for Bristol F2b lettering
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2012, 08:05:55 PM »
What is the scale of that number? Can find something in my archive.
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Offline Whiteknuckles

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Re: Font for Bristol F2b lettering
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013, 03:00:39 PM »
Did you get anywhere with this at all gcn?

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Offline rowan broadbent

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Re: Font for Bristol F2b lettering
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2013, 01:09:52 AM »
Hello!

There wasn't a specific font as such (at least not in the modern meaning) - although there were distinct styles of lettering, dependant on the sub-contractor. Drop me an email and I'll see if I can help.

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Offline gcn

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Re: Font for Bristol F2b lettering
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2013, 07:25:20 PM »
Thanks for the help everyone.

I'd bought some of Rowans decals for my AFC Bristol just for the serial number and I wasn't happy with my application of them so I was considering masking the serial. Upon reflection I decided my workmanship was ok and left it as was.

Those Pegasus serials would be useful in 1/32 I'm surprised we haven't seen something similar in that scale yet.