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Engraving Fonts

Engraving Fonts available to be used on any of our computer engraved plaques are shown here.
You may choose up to three fonts to be used per plaque without any additional cost. Additional fonts will be charged $7.50 setup per plaque, plus regular engraving charge. An ornamental will be engraved on each plate for no charge at the engravers discretion.

Our professional engravers will be happy to select the fonts that they feel look best on your plaque. A proof (an email of your engraved layout) is available for $15.00 if requested. This will add 24 hours to production time. 

eng_font-1.jpg (76152 bytes) Engraving Font description and common usage.
Roman 4-Line-caps only. Good for header lines.
Fifth Avenue-lower case is actually small caps. Often used smaller italicized for donors names.
Old English-reads best when used with upper and lower case combined, or all lower case.
Double Line Century-our most popular font. Available in both upper and lower case.
Victoria Script-most used for a recipient's name. Looks best with upper and lower case combined, or all lower case.
Gothic Block-most often used for plastics engraving.
The image shown above is a black brass engraved plate, mounted on gold brass back plate. Engraving on all brass plates shows through as gold lettering.


eng font-script.jpg (78982 bytes) Script Fonts: each letter is shown engraved out here since some of the letters are quite unique.
-most used for a recipient's name. Best with upper and lower case combined, or all lower case.
Victoria Script-same general use as Zapf2.
The image shown above and below is a satin gold brass engraved plate with the engraving blackened. Engraving on all gold brass plates will automatically blackened unless you specify differently. 


eng font-times-helv.jpg (86491 bytes) Times 3-Line-simular to Roman font except it is available in upper and lower case.
Helvetica 3-Line-most often used for engraving large thick letters on plastic signs.

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