HP Font Database

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Hi everyone!
Purpose for this thread is to give all members of RPF database for many fonts used on props from Harry Potter film series.

I will update this post when I'll find more time. Feel free to ask about any fonts used on props!

-Valdemar - used on Stadard Book of Spells: Grade 5 and Sub-Aquatic Botanical Mysteries.
Buy here -> http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/scriptorium/valdemar/

-Metropolis NF - used on Fergus Fungal Badge adver and Yule Ball programme.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/metropolis-nf.font

-NotCaslon One - used on Hogwart's House-Elf Special Preserves from Goblet of Fire.
Buy here -> http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/emigre/notcaslon/not-caslon-one/

-17c Print Regular/Italic - used on Ollivander's wand labels, Healing at Home with Herbs, Diagon Alley map, Moste Potente Potions, Ministry of Herbology poster, Gringotts Bank Check, Hogwarts letter and many other props from earlier films.
Buy here -> http://www.crazydiamond.co.uk/fonts/17c.html

-Fette Fraktur - used on Daily Prophet from first film and Chocolate Frog box.
Buy here -> https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/linotype/fette-fraktur/
-Cloister Black CT - used on Daily Prophets from first three films, Chocolate Frog card and on other props from earlier films.
Buy here -> http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/castletype/cloister-black-ct/

-Kanzlei Light - used on Daily Prophets from CoS and PoA.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/kanzlei.font

-Chancery Hand - used inside Moste Potente Potions book and on many potion labels through the franchise.
Buy here -> http://www.crazydiamond.co.uk/fonts/chancery.html

-******* Secretary Hand- used on Lockhart questionnaire, inside Quibblers , Monster Book of Monsters and on many other props.
Buy here -> http://www.crazydiamond.co.uk/fonts/bassec.html

-Goudy Lombardy- used on Monster Book of Monsters.
Buy here -> https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/castletype/goudy-lombardy/

-Caslon Antique (by Image Club) - used on Have You Seen This Wizard?, on Witch Watchers advert and on many other graphics from Harry Potter franchise.
Download here -> http://ufonts.com/fonts/caslon-antique-regular.html

-Blackmoor - used on Goblet of Fire Daily Prophets.
Buy here ->

-Formal Text Hand - used on Daily Prophets (from GoF to DH) and on other various props.
Buy here -> http://www.crazydiamond.co.uk/fonts/formal.html

-Acknowledgement - used on Daily Prophets (OotP to DH) and on Ministry of Magic documents.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/acknowledgement.font

-Adler - used on Ministry of Magic documents/letters and on OWLs papers.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/adler.font

-Cairo - used on Daily Prophets, Seeker Weekly from HBP, Quibbler, Hogsmeade Station timetable and on many other props throughout the series.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/cairo.font

-Archive Garfield - used on Daily Prophets.
Buy here ->

-ITC Gorilla - used on Quibblers.
Buy here ->

-Fette Steinschrift - used on Quibblers and on Ministry of Magic documents.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/fette-steinschrift.font'

-Jailbird Jenna - used on Quibblers.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/jailbird-jenna.font

-Goshen - used on most props from OotP to DH.
Buy here -> http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/chank/blinc-pak/goshen/

-A Theme for Murder - used as Dolores Umbridge's writing style.
Download here -> http://www.dafont.com/a-theme-for-murder.font
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ecl Thanks! If you know some fonts you could write them here and I'll add them to the list! :)
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You're welcome :) And I find more!!!

Actually, most part of "P22" fonts are used on the HP's props. I mean, “P22 Operina Fiore” is on Harry Potter's Triwizard Champion note and now I’m looking for the rest part of the fonts. Anyway, I've seen the font "Goshen" in some props like the Weasley price list and some Educational Decrees.


But it's sad when I find a commercial font and I have no money to buy it HAHAHAH :(

EmilyAustin is used on Bill and Fleur wedding invitation. And the font is FREEEE! http://www.azfonts.net/load_font/emaustin.html

Ok, that's it.


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Here's some more fonts:

Archive Blackcap (Used in The Quibbler's "Spell Steps of the Week" & most likely other props):

Archive Ironlace (Used in The Quibbler Article "Cats A to Z" & most likely other props):

Archive Ribbon (Used in Runes ad for The Quibbler Classified section & other props)

Archive Kludsky (Used on "Witch Required!" on The Quibbler Classified section and most likely other props):

Encorpada Black (Used on "Harry in Hiding" Quibbler Cover):

Engravier Initials (Used on Romanian Beast Climber Ad):

Fabianestem (Used on Quibbler Cover "Polyjuice: Potent or Placid")

Jailbird Jenna (Used Everywhere)

Paulinho Pedra Azul (Used in "Muggle World: What's Point? by a Ministry Insider" in The Quibbler)

Sloopy (Used for Quibbler articles):

Stereofidelic (used in The Quibbler and various props)

Stohr Numbers: (Used everywhere):

There is one last font "Sacred Old Symbols", but I'm trying to find a good site for it. Will post if I find more :)
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I have some contributions:

-Not everything is a font, some things are handwritten or custom lettering.
-Sometimes fonts are altered such as squashing or stretching the font, changing the spacing between letters and even altering individual letters.
-Harry Potter props use a mix of free and Commercial/Pay fonts. If you’re not willing to pay for a font, you may be able to find a similar font for free.
-What The Font (http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/) and Identifont (http://www.identifont.com/) can be useful for identifying fonts.
-Commercial font sites like MyFonts (https://www.myfonts.com/) and Fonts.com (http://www.fonts.com/) let you try fonts on their site by typing whatever text you like. It’s possible to copy this text as an image… Can be useful if you just need a single line in a commercial font…

Some Fonts I know of:

Archive type (http://www.myfonts.com/foundry/Archive_Type/) have a lot of fonts used on Daily Prophets, Umbridge’s proclamations, ministry stuff and other props:
Archive Antique Extended
Archive Antiqua Extra Condensed
Archive Garfield
Archive Tilt
Archive Lightface Extended
Archive Tinted
Archive Steeler
Archive Grotesque Shaded
Archive American Shadow
Archive Egipt Compressed

P22 Kells Sqaure- used on Title of Beedle the bard- http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/p22/kells-square/

P22 Woodcut - used on Beedle the bard- http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/p22/woodcut/

1509 Leyden Normal - used on Beedle the bard chapter titles- http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/glc/1509-leyden/normal/

Accepetance Letter font by me, also on Yule ball poster and Marauder's map- http://decat.deviantart.com/art/Acceptance-Letter-311198494

Daily Prophet Title- http://decat.deviantart.com/art/Mugglenews-244787497

Old English- http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/font.aspx?FMID=1010 Not %100 sure if this actually used on any props, but it is close to some fonts that are. Included in Microsoft office.

P22 Operina- https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/ihof/p22-operina/

P22 Cezanne- https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/p22/cezanne/
P22 Koch signs- https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/p22/koch-signs/ Rune symbols used on LOTS of props
Agathodaimon is a free font with some Koch signs -http://www.dafont.com/agathodaimon.font
http://www.dafont.com/elder-futhark.font – a free rune font
Or just try googling ‘Koch Signs’ to find images.

Acknowlegement- http://www.dafont.com/acknowledgement.font Daily Prophets, Proclomations, etc.

Gommarah- http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/chank/blinc-pak/ Daily Prophets, Proclomations, etc.

Goshen- http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/chank/blinc-pak/ Daily Prophets, Proclomations, etc.

Jailbird Jenna- http://www.dafont.com/search.php?q=jailbird+jenna Quibbler, other props

Sloopy- http://www.dafont.com/sloopy.font Quibbler

LL rubber grotesque- http://www.dafont.com/ll-rubber-grotesque.font Daily Prophets, Proclomations, etc.

Black cat letter- daily prophet main text and other props- http://www.crazydiamond.co.uk/wizardings/blackcat.html

Blackmoor- Do it your self broomcare book- https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/linotype/blackmoor/

******* Secretary Hand by Crazy Diamond Design- various props- http://www.crazydiamond.co.uk/fonts/bassec.html


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the download link for 'Alchemy Gold-A24' doesn't work... Would you be able upload it somewhere?
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