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Known Floyd A. Holes Fonts Completed

The Monument Lettering Center has completed digitizing a Lombardic font based on the final of 3 known alphabets created by the Floyd A. Holes Co./Holes and McClellan partnership. The alphabets were manufactured during the 1930s and 40s as copper lettering plates. The alphabets are some of the most beautiful ever designed for the monument industry, […]

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5 Days Left Before the 2018 Price Increase

Dec. 27, 2017 – There are only 5 more days to make font purchases at the current 2017 prices. All fonts will be receiving a small price increase beginning on January 1, 2018. This increase will also be reflected on the price of the All MLC Fonts package, raising the price of the package by […]

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Major Font Update

Oct. 29, 2017 –  As of October 2017 all MLC fonts have received a major update. The update includes some kerning updates and even a few new OpenType alternates in some fonts – but the main update includes a second set of fonts (TTF and OTF) using memorial “physical” sizing. It is recommended that all […]

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Headstone Inscription Matching Service

Sept. 27, 2017 –  The Monument Lettering Center launched an inscription matching service this Summer as an aid to the industry, helping match hard to find fonts, hand-drawn lettering, and calligraphy found on headstones and monuments where a second inscription or final date is needed on an existing memorial. Those who attempt cemetery lettering know […]

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New Fonts!

Mar. 8, 2017 –  The MLC has been busy creating more historic headstone fonts. Over the past 4 months the MLC has added 2 Government fonts for VA headstones, ScotchKut Modified Roman with 2 size variations, a condensed version of Spacerite’s Special Roman 2 alphabet (an MLC original), and a deco font based on the memorial […]

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MLC Newsletter

Sept. 2, 2016 –  Receive the latest news, historical articles, and exclusive offers and coupon codes right to your email! The Monument Lettering Center is pleased to announce that the bi-monthly newsletter is up and running. Sign up for the mailing list here.  

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The MLC Font Shop is LIVE! Introductory sale: 30% off all fonts!

July 8, 2016 – It’s finally here. The MLC font shop is live, and to celebrate, for a limited time all fonts are 30% OFF. Sale ends September 1, 2016. Also, buy 4 get one free. Use coupon code “5for4” at checkout (make sure you have 5 fonts in the cart before applying the code). For current codes […]

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Upcoming Font Release!

June 24, 2016 – The MLC will be releasing its first 8 historically based truetype and opentype monument fonts soon. Included will be multiple versions of VERMARCO, an OUTLINED ROMAN, two rare MODIFIED ROMANS – and more from names like Spacerite, ScotchKut, and PMD’s Cutrite. Stay tuned for details!

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Welcome to the MLC website!

Mar. 28, 2016 –  The Monument Lettering Center project has been in process for a number of years, the website is finally up and running. Take a look around and learn or more about why the MLC exists, what it offers to the industry, and how you can get involved with the MLC projects. In the coming weeks the MLC will […]

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