Designed by Geog Trump and released in 1930 in two weights. In 1937, a lighter cut was added. Latter is not listed as a design by Trump in Vita activa. It was available from Lettergieterij Amsterdam as Métro.
In 1988, G.G. Lange added obliques. URW used to offer a version named Egypt No2 (1999) which featured outlined, shaded and stencil styles as well as a set of compressed caps.