Feb. 28th, 2017

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This is my version of reclaiming childhood through eBay.

Some people collect old video games, others old equipment... I used to leaf though control indicator catalogues like they were porn rags, hence, this babby duck's lifelong fascination with analog meters and LEDs. It's the industrial design I grew up with. No color LCD screen can compare.

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I hate to do this to a nice indicator made in the US, but it's the year 2000+17 and still no one has digitized any of the classic industrial control typefaces used by American manufacturers in the early- and mid-20th century.

A few used Futura or a close knockoff, but that sticks out a little too much. And no, Sublime is not a valid answer either. I used Leroy pen sets. Sublime is neither authentic nor true to purpose, it's just a more subtle kitch font.

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