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Chris Craft name plant Font

Post by omhath » Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:29 am

My brother and i bought a 22ft.1974 Chris Craft Dory Fisherman.
We would like to put the boat name on in original "Chris-Craft" font if such a font exist.
Anyone have any information on Chris Craft original name plate font?
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Re: Chris Craft name plant Font

Post by jfrprops » Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:02 am

don't know the font...DO know the boat....those are great ones!

John in Va.
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Re: Chris Craft name plant Font

Post by Matt Smith » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:27 am

If you are looking for the Chris Craft logo font, as much research as we have done, we cant find a font. True logos use unique fonts, especially back in the day. There are several evolutions of that logo on the post war font as well. With that said, that boat is around the 1970's and it would make sense to use a font designed back then. The real honest way to be authentic would be a hand painted font. Which back then would have been the process. I know, I know, this doesnt solve your issue. But if you are stuck on the font logo, you may have to hire a good lettering person to replicate it, and that will incure a design charge. AND, to add to this, if you do something CLOSE, it will look like a mistake. NOW! One other option is to look into what sort of font the Chris Craft dealer of the day that the boat was purchased may have used. We have done countless stories on this topic on WoodyBoater.
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Re: Chris Craft name plant Font

Post by jim g » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:13 pm

Can you post a picture of the boat? I'm curious if its the same style as the one I just recently sold.

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Re: Chris Craft name plant Font

Post by omhath » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:55 pm

Sorry for the delayed response...just getting ready for another[/img]northern Michigan boating season,
Here is a pix of our 1974 22' Chris Craft Dory Tournament Fisherman
Tried several ways to load a pix but its not working unless the pix is stored in a public space.
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Re: Chris Craft name plant Font

Post by drrot » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:27 am

Great boat!! Spent the week before on one boating the St. Johns.
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