Comparison of Wheel of Fortune Title Fonts

On this page I compare two fonts based on the title logo of Wheel of Fortune: the freeware Fortune Wheel by Derek Vogelpohl of ShyFonts, and the commercial font Chesty (previously called Bust) on the Dover Moderne Display Fonts CD-ROM. [ Sample of Fortune Wheel | Sample of Chesty ]

Besides having no lowercase letters, Fortune Wheel differs from Chesty in at least 11 uppercase letters: B, G, K, M, P, Q, R, S, X, Y and Z. (I am not qualified to compare all character outlines in both fonts.) Also, the Fortune Wheel font has a “wheel” glyph in the Shift-O position and lacks an ampersand. Below is a direct comparison of the two fonts, both shown at 24 points.

Sample text: Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right

The Chesty font appears to be the actual source of the Wheel of Fortune title. Other notable uses of the Chesty font:

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