Designed by Walter H. McKay in 1949–1956. [Lettertypen van Lettergieterij en Machinehandel vh N. Tetterode-Nederland] Issued by Lettergieterij Amsterdam from 1955. The family spans 2 weights plus italics. The regular italic has swash alternates for some caps (‘ADGIJMNPQRTVW’). [Reichardt] In 1960, a bold condensed style was added, designed by Jeanette Kossmann-Markus. [Lane & Lommen] Also adopted for the Intertype (6–12pt). [Lettertypen]
Not to be confused with earlier Columbias by Amsterdam.
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