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I'm looking to find this unique font in this logo:

Great Lakes Motorcoach Logo

I can't seem to find it anywhere since most of the letters are unique. I've tried uploading it to the first 5 links on Google for "find font by image" but nothing comes close.

  • The bounty yielded some interesting answers, but nothing that fit exactly. Matt and Sam's combined can get you pretty close. – Brendan Jun 11 '13 at 13:14
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I think Advertisers Gothic should be very close.

Advertisers Gothic

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    Stretch this vertically and use the C and O from Stage Serial or Revue BT, and that's the closest yet – user56reinstatemonica8 Jun 10 '13 at 9:46
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Its a modified font called Revue BT Regular. All they did was add a stroke:

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    The G, T, and L look pretty close, but A, R, E look way off. – I like php Jun 3 '13 at 13:59
  • sorry I've searched all the sites I know and bounced the question to two boards. It might be a software dedicated font. – DᴀʀᴛʜVᴀᴅᴇʀ Jun 3 '13 at 16:22
  • Okay well thanks. What would you suggest I do to get font? Draw it in illustrator or photoshop? – I like php Jun 3 '13 at 16:28
  • are you trying to duplicate the logo exactly? I would import it in Illustrator and reproduce the artwork. I would assume this is for the buses, per the search about the company? – DᴀʀᴛʜVᴀᴅᴇʀ Jun 3 '13 at 16:43
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font family is on stage serial medium

you can get that font here http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/softmaker/on-stage-serial/medium/

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    Similar style, but not the same font - particularly, A, K, R... – user56reinstatemonica8 Jun 4 '13 at 8:38
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It's an art nouveau / arts & crafts sort of thing with a hefty dose of 70s ITC. A little bit of Goudy, a little bit of Benguiat. The A is clearly an identifier but within that subset, the odd-shaped and historically inaccurate O is a good way to spot this design. Looks like two art nouveau Cs grafted together.

I'm not aware of a perfect match but it's obviously not hand drawn. My guess is that it comes from one of the many half-baked freeware font sites. You might try digging around FontSquirrel (not all bad, btw).

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