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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

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Is Freak Free to Download?

No, i'm afraid not. Every single font that we feature on is a paid-for, premium font. There is no point trying to find a free download of Freak so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Freak for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Freak remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Freak and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)