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I am trying to identify what looks like a regular typeface for client. This is from their logo, which they only have as an image. I also included the full image, but I am not sure if the "J" is from the font or custom.

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Have you tried asking the client? Or better, contacting the client's designer/marketing department? They would know for sure. –  Johannes Oct 2 '13 at 18:39
    
@Johannes You are assuming the client (a) knows (b) has a designer and/or a marketing department (c) has a designer who created the logo and didn't inherit it from someone who left no notes. Small clients frequently don't have that information, thus the OP is asking. –  Lauren Ipsum Oct 3 '13 at 1:39
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Okay, I shouldn't have said "know for sure" but instead "maybe they might know" -- I don't work as a designer so I guess it surprises me how much clients don't keep track of any of their assets or the people that would know. –  Johannes Oct 3 '13 at 2:06
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Good suggestion, which I tried... Unfortunately, the client has no idea on the font and the designer is long gone. Thanks. –  user15757 Oct 3 '13 at 3:46
    
If you view the full size version of the top image, you'll notice some wonky curves. That combined with the 'roundness' of all the terminals makes me think this is a freebie font or rip-off font that was done via auto-tracing. –  DA01 Oct 3 '13 at 17:18

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I have reason to believe the "h" has been modified too. See how its x-height doesn't match the other letters and it looks a little ugly.

As well as the fact most fonts of this style seem to have a curved "h", like in Garamond Premier Pro:

Still, the emphasis on the "o" is different, and the tails on the "n" obviously are.

(I suspect the tails on characters like "h" and "n" have been messed with too, for what it's worth).

The emphasis on the "s" and "o" are more like Zapf Chancery, but obviously the "n"s don't match this.

In conclusion, I don't know what this font is, but it does seem a little like it may have been quite modified.

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I believe that you are looking at either:

  • Admark Italic

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  • Agmena Book Italic

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  • Berling Regular Italic

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*listed in the order of most probable to least because they are very similar fonts

UPDATE: A more detailed heuristic check has yielded two other possibilities (or at least close derivatives of them) that share the key characteristics of h and also the n most closely.

  • Cometa Cyrillic or Cometa Cyrillic Book Italics (a Web Font)

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  • Peleguer Italic
  • Bible Script (a modified version to round the bases)

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It certainly is not Plantin. –  Andrew Leach Oct 2 '13 at 23:29
    
@AndrewLeach, the heuristic probably hit the non J portion a bit more and split the difference. I looked at the Adobe file on it, most everything matches except that elongated J. So possibly a derivative. Thanks for the heads up. –  GµårÐïåñ Oct 3 '13 at 6:37
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all close, but none are a match. –  DA01 Oct 3 '13 at 17:16
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The serifs (or whatever the technical name is) are quite clearly not the same. –  user Oct 3 '13 at 20:39
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Also, I'd like to comment that Plantin and Admark are 100% pixel for pixel identical, at least in these two samples. –  KenB Oct 3 '13 at 20:43

Looks like custom font (or) drawing, searched everywhere nothing!!! and I'm sure character "J" is not a font, If you look closely, the curve looks twisted and off course like @GµårÐïåñ mentioned they are similar, but not the actual one. You need to create your own.

Still if you have doubt check the below screenshot, I tried with What Font is, but none of the font recognized except "O".

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that's normal for WTF. It's a limitation of the OCR software. You need to manually tweak that in the tool. Drag the 3rd image onto the second image and it will combine them for you. –  DA01 Oct 3 '13 at 17:28
    
@DA01 thanks, do not know about this. :) –  Bala Oct 3 '13 at 17:47

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