What is the Passport font?
For those purchasing their first typewriter fonts and to our diehard collectors as well, PassPort presents a friendly new port-of-entry. A simple set, that is freed of many of the normal distressed points and paths that had made most “typewriters” authentic looking, but difficult to print and manipulate in layouts. It’s smooth nature comes from its impressions struck directly onto a piece of carbon paper bypassing the silk ink ribbon and going directly from metal to carbon paper transferring to a piece paper with very little tooth. Included is a full international character set not found on the old manual “QWERTY” keyboard, and a requirement of today’s design professional. More…
PassPort is a typewriter family of fonts intended for ease of use and affordability. This is a warm font in a cold cruel world and a real port in the storm! It is versatile in today’s layouts.
Historically, PassPort was digitized from a shiny black enamel 1948 Royal Silent Deluxe portable. Kept on the ship of merchant marine, Captain John O’Hara, it was a salty manual typewriter with no intrinsic value as a collectable, even though it is awash as a work horse and communicator of it’s time..
…Please enjoy the fruits of its travels, hoping your destinations and explorations into graphic design and letter composition are happy ones.
Passport Font families
The Passport includes the following font families:
- Passport Regular
- Passport Bold
- Passport Mono Thin
- Passport Mono Bold
- Passport Block
Here is a preview of how Passport will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.