Produced by Addressograph-Multigraph (AM) in the 1970s for their phototypesetting machine. A knock-off of Optima, differentiated by its quote marks and stroke extensions at the top of ‘A’, inside of the ‘Q’, and the terminal of ‘y’. [Mark Simonson]
Digitized as Chlmsford [sic] by The Font Company (©1990, 6 weights plus italics, used for the sample). Devroye credits it to URW. In 2016, URW still sold a variation for engraving named DTC Chelmsford 4-line, made by Volker Schnebel in 1995.
Chelmsford in use
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