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(ok i know your saying “stencil?”… just read it)

Stencil was designed in 1937 by Gerry Powell. He succeeded in imitating the spray painted on to a big wooden crate type. There are capital only.

Stencil
Serif: flat rounded serif.
usage: military army spray painty stuff?
Characteristics: Rounded edges, thick main strokes, and PYLONS…

Pylon:
The area of a stencil font which (a) adds structural integrity to the letterform, and (b) increases aesthetic value and/or legibility through the inclusion of counters.
from http://thisisapylon.com

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