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MLC Signature Series Modified Roman Sans


A digital Sans Serif Modified Roman font based on the Spacerite Modified Roman alphabet with the serifs removed. Both OpenType and TrueType formats included with the download.

SKU: MLC-ModifiedRomanSans-SS Category: Tag:


Use coupon code ‘sans35’ to receive a $35 discount when you buy both the MLC Modified Roman Sans and Semi-Sans fonts.

Modified Roman Sans

* Only the basic character set is shown here. For a sample character map see the MLC Font Project page. Alternate characters shown in grey.

The MLC Modified Roman Sans Signature Series font shares the same geometry as the Spacerite Modified Roman alphabet but contains no serifs. This style was common in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, specifically on headstones created by Delano Granite Works and the Barre Guild of monument makers, though other manufacturers and independent shops also used the style. These manufacturers used the Spacerite letters as a starting point but clipped the serifs off of the letters and numbers to create a sans-serif variation in the sandblast stencil. Three variations of ‘R’ are common to find in the cemetery, so the MLC has included them as alternates in software which supports OpenType features. A second ‘W’ has also been included which was based on the alternate available in the Spacerite Modified Roman.