Released under this name in 1954, a reworking of Haas’ Akzidenz-Grotesk (not to be confused with Berthold’s Akzidenz-Grotesk), which is based on a c. 1909 Wagner & Schmidt design [Kupferschmid], see Neue Moderne Grotesk / Aurora-Grotesk I–IV. Revised forms for ‘acefgjrsty BCEFGHJPRS 2357’. Adopted for the Linotype in ca. 1956.
Two weights were adopted for phototypesetting by VGC. [VGC 1982]
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