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Can anybody tell what is the name of this font?

Sample image

I checked in WhatTheFont but it didn't show any results.

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  • Seems like handmade letters. Could you post the link, where you found it?
    – Afterlame
    Apr 8, 2013 at 17:08
  • sorry afterlame i have no link
    – Sumann
    Apr 8, 2013 at 17:29
  • Do you only have a W and F? Any other letters? Apr 8, 2013 at 18:00
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    You can also ask at typophile.com/typeid . Normally you get answers pretty quickly. Don't forget to also post the answer here if you get it answered in the typophile forum!
    – leugim
    Apr 8, 2013 at 18:43
  • thanx leguim . i will surely do that
    – Sumann
    Apr 9, 2013 at 3:35

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The closest match I could find so far is P22 Constructivist Line, which has an almost identical W, although the F is different:

P22 Constructivist Line


A few other Art Deco stencil fonts with a similar W that I found are:

Ritz Stencil JNL:

Ritz Stencil JNL

FP Palina:

FP Palina

Waddem Choo NF:

Waddem Choo NF

Perhaps the best known typeface in this style is Futura Black, whose W is similar, but lacks the sharp bottom corners:

Futura Black

I haven't managed to find anything with that triangular F yet, though.

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  • The W is spot on but the F is completely different, weird.
    – user9447
    Apr 24, 2013 at 15:38
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    The F in the question was previously used by F-Prot as their logo. I reckon the font is drawn, especially if the only letters are W and F. Apr 24, 2013 at 17:53
  • @AndrewLeach: If you mean this logo (which was, apparently, actually used by F-Secure for several years after the two product lines split), I actually had the exact same initial reaction, but on closer inspection they're really not that similar -- except, that is, for the obvious matter of being a letter F drawn in the shape of a triangle. Apr 24, 2013 at 18:46
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    Nice find! That's some funky type :D
    – Brendan
    Apr 25, 2013 at 18:24
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I was trying to identify a typeface several months ago and although WhatTheFont didn't automatically identify it, the WhatTheFont Forum quickly found the answer for me, so definitely try their forum as well.

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that type of font is considered a "techno font". try searching a few font sites that offer techno fonts and some allow you to preview the font so enter "W" and "F"

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