The Oakland Raiders are an immensely popular professional American football team that plays in the Western Division of the American Football Conference. Based in Oakland, California, the team was formed in 1960 originally belonging to the American Football League; they are currently members of the National Football League (NFL), which merged with the AFL in 1970.
Often regarded as one of the most iconic logos in American football, the Raiders logo has remained almost unaltered over the years. It comprises of a shield containing the team’s name – “RAIDERS” – in uppercase characters at the top, two crossed cutlasses with handles up and cutting edge down, and superimposed head of a Raider with a black eye-patch on his right eye, wearing a football helmet.
The Raiders logo incorporates a proprietary typeface.
(source: wikipedia.org, famouslogos.net)
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