I am looking for a type font which could the one used in this form. It is an old 1950s/1960s font that can be seen here:

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Specifically I am interested in the font used in the different fields of the form (PROGRAM, PROGRAMMER, DATE, FORTRAN STATEMENT" and the numbers.

If the font can be used freely that would be a plus. I have tried myfonts.com but I am not really finding a matching one.

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    That’s essentially a variant of Futura, as far as I can tell. May 1, 2022 at 17:04
  • Thanks, that helps to further dig into other Futura variants. One question I would have is if this one is a variant of Futura or is Futura a variant of this one -given that this is an old font-.
    – M.E.
    May 1, 2022 at 17:26
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    Futura was first released in 1927, and there have been countless variations of it released by myriad foundries over the decades, so this is presumably just one of those many variations. May 1, 2022 at 17:46
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    @JanusBahsJacquet for a nearly 100 years old its still having a bit of futuristic tone.
    – joojaa
    May 2, 2022 at 5:12

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Looks very close to Futura Medium BT enter image description here


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    I would not be surprised if it was a non-bold form of Futura. It was a VERY popular modern sans-serif font in the 50s-60s. I would look for ITC Futura or an older version.
    – user8356
    May 2, 2022 at 15:59

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