Looking for Akzidenz Grotesk Font

I am looking for Akzidenz Grotesk font.  I've got three projects waiting to go to press but I am missing this font.  I've found it on the web for $299 and up.  I don't want to buy a font for this kind of money that I may only need once.

Thanks for your help.
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That's because H. Berthold, the font foundry that produces it, only releases the entire font family, and not individual fonts within the package.

Adobe's Folio is similar, other than than I don't have any suggestions for you.

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Akzidenz Grotesk is expensive, but there are very similar alternatives.

Arial and Helvetica are very similar (and free if you have a PC or Mac respectively - in fact I think Macs ship with both fonts)

However nicer alternatives include Swiss 721, Zurich, Akkurat, DIN Schrift, among others.

My recommendation: Akkurat. You can buy individual fonts from the family and it has quirks similar to Akzidnenz. Hopefully cheaper also.

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