1937 – J. H. Colgrove


1607 52nd Avenue

J. H. Colgrove took Deco to the limit, using a decorative font in which the “7” character was close to what other fonts would use for a “1.” But I have examples with a “1” in them, and that numeral is a straight unadorned stroke.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: