3 styles: Messe-Grotesk-Versalien in 1921 (black caps), halbfett (bold, with lowercase) in 1923, and licht (Inline version of the Versalien) in 1927 [Reichardt 2011]. Sold abroad as Advertisement Grotesque. [c.1930 specimen]
Accompanied by a set of matching ornaments designed by Ludwig Enders, known as Ludwig-Enders-Zierat.
The initial caps-only style was digitized by Paul Hickson for Red Rooster in 1997 (used for the sample). The inline style was revived by Nick Curtis as Troglodyte NF in 2011.
Messe-Grotesk in use
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