The basic letterfoms were inspired by wood type formerly used by Thalheimers department stores. One font has a rough "art brush" texture, the other has the smooth round line of a Sharpie®. From examples in the collection of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. According to them, "The type follows handlettering styles of the 1940s and is unique compared to 20th-century script typefaces in metal." Pen Script Monograms was also inspired by this active, elegant style.
1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, Art Deco, Casual Script, Distressed, Font, Formal Script, Handwritten, Retro