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I working on a project which requires me to recreate the 'with compliments' text and address seen in the top sample. The font used here is Akzidenz Grotesk Extended. I don't currently have this font and the company were not willing to pay the just under £350 for the two weights required for this small job so I am trying to create something similar using fonts I already have.
As seen in the image below, the second sample from the top is using Helvetica Neue, which I have manually extended to make it look similar. There are a few subtle differences though, such as the numbers and the letter R.
I then tried using ITC Blair, as seen in the third sample. This is all with the medium weight, however I may purchase the light weight if I decide to go ahead with this option. This is also different, but in some ways is more similar than the Helvetica Neue sample.
Which do you think looks most similar to the original image, and do you have any suggestions?
Thanks for your help!