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The Exciting World of Cox Hobbies

Contributed by Gabriel Figueiredo on Aug 1st, 2017. Artwork published in
circa 1960
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    Cox Booklet Outside.jpg
    License: All Rights Reserved.

    Original pamphlet for gas model airplanes, gas model cars, model race cars, and parts from L. M. Cox Manufacturing Co., using a variety of sans serifs. See more catalogue covers.

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    License: All Rights Reserved.

    A-25 Dive Bomber, P-40 Warhawk, ju87d Stuka, RAF Spitfire …
    The red caps appear to be News Gothic, paired with Venus Italic. Some smaller texts are set in Monotype’s Grotesque (Light 126 or Regular 215). Its italics are distinguished by a descending ‘f’.

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    License: All Rights Reserved.

    L-4 Grasshopper, Super Cub 150, P-51 Mustang

    Cox Booklet Spread 04.jpg
    License: All Rights Reserved.

    The depicted Flight Kit packaging shows Brush Script. “FORD GT” is similar to Eurostile, but not as low-waisted.

    Cox Booklet Spread 05.jpg
    License: All Rights Reserved.

    Corvette Sting Ray, Buick Riviera, Ferrari, Ford GT …

    Cox Booklet Spread 07.jpg
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    • Venus
    • Monotype Grotesque

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