BIG Ben numeral font

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BIG Ben numeral font

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Does any know the name of the Big Ben numeral font?

I added a picture to help figure this out
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Re: BIG Ben numeral font

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I figured it out. It looked old. It looked English so I looked up Old English Font and there it was.
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Go figure. :)

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When I used the old english (OE) font and compared it to the Big Ben (BB) clock I found that the OE font did not match the OE font on the BB clock. I figured out that the builders modified the font by making it thinner than standard OE because the standard was too thick so they thinned it down which is what I had to do also.
Surprisingly, when I was placing the modified OE numeral I saw that the clock in the picture has an error in that the numerals X and XI were swapped. I should have this clock done a in a couple days.
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Dan:

  Amazing, I missed the swap of the numbers as well. You know the clock is actually called the Tower Clock, the term "Big Ben" actually refers to the bell inside.( Just another random clock factoid.. lol )

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