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Coleco Head-to-Head handheld series

Contributed by Bryson Stohr on Apr 15th, 2022. Artwork published in
circa 1979
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    Coleco Head-to-Head handheld series 1
    Photo: Bryson Stohr. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The Head-to-Head logo by Coleco uses all-lowercase Gill Kayo, set on a bouncing baseline and modified with arrow extenders, with Helvetica seeing significant secondary usage. The units themselves often feature Antique Olive Compact for the sport names with the exception of at least two games.

    See more handheld electronic games by Coleco on Wikimedia Commons.

    A shot of Head-to-Head Baseball.  is used for “Baseball” and  in a few other instances (i.e. parts of the scoreboard).
    Source: www.mandisattictoys.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    A shot of Head-to-Head Baseball. Compacta is used for “Baseball” and Helvetica Condensed in a few other instances (i.e. parts of the scoreboard).

    Head-to-Head Boxing appears to use Welt Extra Bold, Letraset’s loose adaptation of  fett, for “Boxing”.
    Source: spookyshobbyshop.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Head-to-Head Boxing appears to use Welt Extra Bold, Letraset’s loose adaptation of Welt-Antiqua fett, for “Boxing”.

    Typefaces

    • Gill Kayo
    • Helvetica
    • Antique Olive Compact
    • Univers Ultra Condensed
    • Welt-Antiqua
    • Compacta
    • Helvetica Condensed

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