Origins unknown. Some sources credit Linotype Design Studio, 1990. [Fonts.com] Others credit Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, 1981 [font data]. Possibly (like the Sackers series) originated as an engraving masterplate. Also could be derived from lettering by Italian architect Sebastian Serlio.
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