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What is the Freak font?

Freak was originally released by The Great Western Type Foundry in 1889.
According to Maurice Annenberg, Great Western became Barnhart Brothers & Spindler when the Barnhart brothers bought out the Toepfer family in 1868.The plant superintendent, Charles Spindler, became Secretary of the new firm. Specimen books as late as 1899 show the name Great Western alongside the BB&S name.
At some point, prior to 1925, Freak was renamed “Bamboo” by BB&S. It was delisted when BB&S was absorbed by ATF in 1929. More…
Listed in McGrew under “Bamboo”.

Freak Font families

The Freak font includes the following font families:

  • Freak
  • Freak Bold

Freak Preview

Here is a preview of how Freak will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

Is Freak Free to Download?

No. This is a premium font that you can download from Please don't waste your time looking for a free download of Freak as you just won't find it.

It's highly unlikely that this font can be found for free on the web. If you do, then potentially you'll risk getting viruses on your computer. One thing to remember is that it's illegal to use this font if you didn't pay for it!

Do the right thing. If you want Freak then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts to get it with the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their hard work. :)