A.k.a. Initiales Olympic, Slimblack, Slim Black. Deberny & Peignot’s caps-only revival of a mid-19th-century fat face, such as one shown by the Wilson foundry as early as 1843. [JBJ]
Adopted by VGC for phototypesetting as Olympic. [VGC 1973] Photo-Lettering’s Slim Black was very similar. Carried by Castcraft as Ocelot, “similar to Olympic” [Castcraft 1978].
Digitized as OPTI Ocelot (Castcraft, 1990; used for sample).
Olympic in use
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