Issued before 1955. [Filmotype price list] The heaviest and widest styles in Filmotype’s series of sans serifs with vertical terminals, see also Filmotype Ford and Filmotype Flyer. The upright is named Flare, the oblique Ebony. Flare was copied by VGC as C-8 and is aka Flyer Extrabold Extended or London Sans Serif. VGC’s copy of Ebony was D-3. [philippedada]
There is a digital version as OPTI Flare (Castcraft, 1990–1991, used for sample).