This entry is for the bold display styles of the original phototype version of Basta, distinguished by narrow proportions. Started in 1972 with Basta 3.3, four more weights (3.0, 2.7, 3.6 und 3.9) were added in 1974 [Mayer] The lighter 2.7 was drawn in 1975, but [initially] not released. [26 letters] Shown in a 1985 specimen by Stulle in four roman weights with swash alternates, named 2.7, 3.0, 3.3 (shown), and 3.9. A text version was started in 1977 [Mayer], see Basta. The display branch of the family is not included in TypeManufactur’s digital version.