I have to rebuild a flattened file from scratch and have no information about the font and Photoshop style used. I have been able to recreate the Photoshop style, but I have a hard time identifying the used font.


Can you help me identify this serif font?


I forgot to note that I've already tried the usual font-identification sites… with no success. Even asking some of the "expert" forums turned up with no result.

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    Do you have more of the image? There might be more defining characters. Also are these all small caps? Commented Jul 31, 2013 at 15:22
  • There apparently isn't any difference between upper- and lowercase letters. That's what makes it hard for me to narrow it down.
    – e-sushi
    Commented Jul 31, 2013 at 15:54

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I've just received an email from someone I've met and asked in a typo-forum last week. She proposed to try out a font is called "Water Street".

So, I grabbed myself a copy online, installed it to the system, and - after some tweaking - it indeed seems to match up!

font comparing and tweaking

Funny enough, the font's description reads: "A wacky little serif font".

A wacky little serif font

I can surely agree that it has been a whacky experience to identify this one during the past three weeks. Also, the width and letter-spacing tweaks did not help making it easier to identify. Oh well, at least I now have the answer to my question.

To everyone who has spend his/her precious time trying to help me: thank you. I appreciate your efforts!

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