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http://www.flickr.com/photos/90769238@N04/8244823596/

Please help me either identify this font from the Genz-Ryan logo or suggest a company that provides the service of identifying fonts. Please & Thank you!

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I wonder if it was always so heavily slanted... kinda looks like it might have been designed to be straight. Maybe try artificially straightening it, then running it through whatthefont again? –  user568458 Dec 5 '12 at 2:20

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Based on the company history "Established in 1950. Family-owned and operated since 1950", the stylistic similarities with other logos from that period, the commonness of hand-lettering from that period, and the lack of results from WhatTheFont, I strongly suspect that logo to be a custom typeface.

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The closest match seems to be:Feosa Italic.

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You can always submit your font to "What the Font" by myfonts.com and if the automatic recognition doesn't work for you, try posting it to the "What the Font Forum"

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Thanks for the suggestion. Thats close, but no cigar. I have forum posts in: MyFonts, dafont, WhatFontIs.com, Typophile and Flicker –  Christine Dec 4 '12 at 20:26

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