ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39 Font
Font Name:ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39
Category:Fancy > Retro
Glyphs:85 glyphs / 219 characters
License:Free for personal use
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ARB 85 Modern Poster JAN-39 by Michael G Adkins

Beginning in January, 1932, Becker, at the request of then-editor E. Thomas Kelly, supplied SIGNS of the Times magazine's new Art and Design section with an alphabet a month, a project predicted to last only two years. Misjuding the popularity of the "series, " it instead ran for 27 years, ending finally two months before Becker's death in 1959, for a grand total of 320 alphabets, a nearly perfect, uninterrupted run. In late 1941, almost ten years after the first alphabet was published, 100 of those alphabets were compiled and published in bookform under the title, "100 Alphabets, " by Alf R. Becker.

As published in January, 1939, this is the description that accompanied Becker's 85th alphabet, Modern Poster Script:

This is MODERN POSTER SCRIPT--Alphabet No. 85, an attractive style with swing and highly suitable for modern poster and card work. It is heavy and bold, yet graceful, and it can be made with good speed.

ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39 Font Character Map

ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39 font contains 219 defined characters and 85 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (95), Latin Extended-A (7), Latin Extended-B (1), Spacing Modifier Letters (2), Greek and Coptic (1), General Punctuation (15), Currency Symbols (1), Letterlike Symbols (1).


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ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39 is a fancy, retro font designed by Fontry. The font is licensed as Free for personal use. You can download and use the font free for personal projects. For commercial projects please refer to the license file in the package or contact the designer directly from

The zip archive contains the following files:

  • › ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39 FRE.ttf
  • › PersonalUseEULA_ARB_085.txt
  • › ARB 85 Poster Script JAN-39 FRE.otf
  • › ARB 85_720_002.png
  • › ARB 85 MODERN POSTER.txt
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