Originally designed by Wayne Stettler in 1966 and published as a Typositor typeface. [Canada Type] Among the 15 award winning type face designs in a competition sponsored by Visual Graphics Corporation in 1966. A variant with triple open East shadow is shown in Photo-Lettering’s One Line catalog (1971) as Niel Plywood [sic]. Neil Bold was adopted by Letraset before 1976.
Digital interpretations by Image Club, Castcraft (as OPTI Natty Bold, 1990–1991) and Patrick Griffin (Canada Type, 2010). See also Mobley Sans.