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TABLES OF SIZES, WEIGHTS, AND PRICES

SIZES OF NOTE AND LETTER PAPERS

Arranged Alphabetically

Fancy Names. Size in
Inches.
Cut Paper Sizes. Size in
Inches.
Albert Copy 4to
Czarina "8vo
Duchess Demy 4to
Duke "8vo
Emperor Foolscap folio
Empire "4to
Princeps Large post "
Princess "8vo
Prince of Wales Medium 4to
Queen "8vo
Regina Post 4to
Viscount "8vo
Arranged in Order of Size
Prince of Wales Demy 8vo
Queen Viscount
Albert Emperor
Princess Large post 8vo
Princeps Medium 8vo
Duchess Foolscap 4to
Empire Post 4to
Czarina Demy 4to
Post 8vo Copy 4to
Regina Large post 4to
Duke Medium 4to
Copy 8vo Foolscap folio

SIZES OF PRINTING PAPERS, ETC.[1] WITH THE EXTREMES OF THE USUAL STOCK WEIGHTS

Name of Paper. Size in Inches. Area in Square Inches. Extremes of Stock Weights.
Lb. per ream.
Pott
Foolscap
Post
Music demy
Crown
Copy
Large post
Double pott
Demy
Medium
Double foolscap
Royal
Super-royal
Double crown
" post
Elephant
Imperial
Double large post
Quad pott
Double demy
" medium
Quad foolscap
Double royal
" globe
" elephant
Quad crown
Double imperial
Quad demy
" royal
" globe

EXTREMES or WEIGHTS AND PRICES.[2] PRINTINGS, ETC.

Description of Paper. Equivalent Weights in Demy, 480 sheets. Prices per Ib. Remarks as to Number of Sheets, etc.
Lb.
Antique book paper 18-40 1d. to 6d. Wove or laid: 516
Art 24-50 2d. " 4d. One- or two-sided: 480 or 516
Bible papers (see Oxford India paper) ... ... ...
Chart 14-48 4d. to 8d. 480
Chromo 13-50 4d. " 6d. 480: Weights given are those of uncoated papers, also sold, without weight specified, as "thick "and "thin"
Collotype 35-60 4d. " 7d. ...
Cover 18-56 2d. " 6d. 516
Etching ... ... ...
Greaseproof (or imitation vegetable parchment) 11-20 1d. to 3d. Double crown: 480
Imitation art 22-40 2d. " 2d. 516
Litho. 20-60 2d. " 4d. 480 to 516
M.G. poster 16-20 2d. " 2d. ...
News printing 11-22 1d. " 1d. 500
Oxford India paper 9-11 7d. to 1s. 2d. 480, 504
" " " (imitation) 10-12 3d. to 6d. ...
Plan 20-24 3d. " 3d. 480, 516
Plate 20-100 4d. " 7d. 516
Printing—
Hand-made 20-40 9d. " 1s.6d. 480
Mould-made 30-40 6d. " 8d. 480
Machine-made 13-40 1d. " 6d. 480, 516
Super-calendered 15-40 1d. " 3d. 480, 516
Tissues 5-6 3id. " 10d. 500: Usually double crown
Vegetable parchment 11-27 4d. " 4d. 480: Usually double crown

SIZES OF WRITING PAPERS, ETC.[3] WITH THE EXTREMES OF THE USUAL STOCK WEIGHTS

Name of Paper. Size in Inches. Area in

Square Inches.

Extremes of

Stock Weights.

Lb. per ream.
Pott 15 X I2j 187i 7-12
Foolscap x 13^ 2l8f 7-22
Pinched post 18Jx 14 f 274 10-28
Post 19 x I5J 289! 11-30
Demy 20 X 15 310 20-25
Sheet-and-a-half foolscap 24! X 13? 324! 24
Copy 20 X l6j 330 15-19
Large post 21 X l6j 346J Tl-28
Double post 25 xis 375 14-40
Medium 22 X I7j 385 J3-34
Double foolscap - 437i 14-40
Royal 24 x 19 456 28-44
Super-royal 27 x i 9 J 5*9i 5 2 -54
Double post 3i x 19 579i 20-60
demy 31 X 20 620 40-50
Elephant 28 X23 644 40-60
Imperial 30 X 22 660 70-72
Double large post 33 X21 693 20-60
Atlas 34 x 26 884 85-100
Double royal 38 x 24 912 54-88
elephant 40 X27 1,080 130-140
imperial 44 X3o 1,320 140

EXTREMES OF WEIGHTS AND PRICES, WRITINGS, ETC.

Description of Paper. Equivalent Weight in Demy, 480 sheets. Price per Ib.
Hand-made Lb.
Bank 12 is. 8d. to 2s. iod.
Ledger 3 2 -44 iod. is. Qd.
Loan 12-25 IS. 2S.
Writing 20-26 iod. ,, is. Qd.
Machine-made
Banks tub-sized 5-'4 5d. is. 8d.
" engine-sized - 5-M d. iod.
Blottings 28-140 3d. 8d.
,, interleaving - 10-19 2^d. ,, 6d.
Bonds tub-sized 12-25 5d. is. 3d.
,, engine-sized - 12-25 3d. gd.
Copying 3-i8 4d. is. 5d.
Duplicating 14-18 2id. 3 Jd.
Ledger tub-sized 32-44 4d. io^d.
engine-sized 3 2 -44 d. 5d.
Typewriting 5-'4 3d. is. 8d.
Writings tub-sized - 12-42 4d. is. id.
,, engine-sized 12-42 d. 3 fd.

DRAWINGS

Hand-made - 2 5-75 IS. tO 25.
Machine-made tub-sized 25-40 4d. iod.
,, engine-sized - 25-40 d. yd.

CARTRIDGES

Tub-sized 24-60 d. to io|d.
Engine-sized - 24-60 d. 3Jd.

SIZES OF CARDS

Showing how to Cut Out of Royal Board

Name. Size in Inches. Number out of Royal Board, 25 in. X 20 in. Method of cutting out.
25 in. way. 20 in. way.
Half small - 2 3 x j!3 104 13 8
Third large - 96 8 12
Extra third - 3 x if 88 8 11
Town - 3 x 2 72 8 9
Half large - 3 x 2 64 8 8
Reduced small - 55 11 5
Small - 3fx2 5 10 5
Carte-de-visite 36 9 4
Large - 4i x 3 3 2 8 4
Double small 4? x sf- 25 5 5
Correspondence and square post-card 42 x 3^ 25 5 5
Post-card (official size) - 52 x 3^ 20 4 5
Large court 8vo - 4% x 4 24 6 4
Intimation - $ 20 4 5
Double large 6 x 4^ 16 4 4
Cabinet 6j x 4^ 15 5 3
Quad small - 12 3 4
Quad large - 9x6 8 4 2

INDEX CARDS

Showing Method of Cutting Out of Index Boards,

25! in. x 20 /'. ##</ 30 J *'. x 25! in.

Size of Index Card in Inches. Number out of Board, 25^ in. X2o^ in. Method of cutting out. Number out of Hoard, 30^ in. X25^ in. Method of cutting out. 25$ in. 2o in. 30^ in. 25^ in. way. way. way. way. 5X3 3 2 8 4 50 10 5 6x4 20 4 5 3 5 6 8X 5 12 3 4 18

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EXTREME PRICES OF BOARDS

Royal, 20 in. x 25 in., except where other sizes are stated

Description of Boards. Substances. Prices per Gross.
Antique and programme 5s. to 235.
Art, coated both sides 4 to 5 sheet 75. 6d. 22s.
Art, coated one side 5 5, 10 IIS. 26S.
Bristol (royal, 22^ in. x 18 in.) 2 6 3 10S.
Chromo, coated one side 3 5, 12 9s. 30s-
Cloth-lined and cloth-centred 175. 6d. 26s.
Ivory - Various thicknesses 8s. 6d. 30s.
Pasteboards - 4 to 12 sheet 6s. 6d. 10s.
Post-card, white - 55. 6d. 10S.
" art 75. 3d.
" " 28½ in. 93. 3 d.
Pulp 2 to 7 sheet 45. gd.
Tinted and duplex 4 sheet 6s. 6d. 10s
Ticket, white one side 6 to 14 sheet 8s. 16s. 6d.
Ticket, white both sides 55 55 9s. 17s. 6d.
Ticket, tinted one side 55 55 93. 6d. 19s.
Window ticket 12 16 18s. 6d. 30S -
Index boards, 20 J in. x 25 J in. 20 to 52 lb. per gross 6s. 6d. 305. 6d.
Index boards, 25 in. x 30-^ in. 3 2 55 5 2 55 10s. 6d. 30s. 6d.

BROWNS AND WRAPPINGS

Name of Paper. Size in Inches. Area in Square Inches. Weights Equivalent to Demy 10 lb., 480 sheets.
Small hand 20 X 15 300 7i
Lumberhand - 363! 10
Kent cap 21 X l8 378 9j
Small cap 25 x 17 425 11
Bag cap - 24 x 19! 468 12
Havon cap 26 X 21 546 14
Double small hand - 29 X 20 5 80 15
,, crown - 30 X 20 6oO 15
Imperial - 29 X 22i 652i I?
Elephant 32 X24" 768 19
Double small cap - 34 X25 850 22
bag cap 39 X 24 944 24
Quad small hand - 4 x 3 1,200 31
Double imperial 45 x 29 M05 33
elephant 46 x 3 i 1,426 37
Casing - 46 x 36 1,656 42

EXTREMES OF WEIGHTS AND PRICES

Name of Paper. Equivalent Weights in Demy, 480 sheets. Prices per Cwt. Usual Sizes.
Browns - 18-48 7s. 6d. to 2 is. Various
Drapers' caps - 6-10 IIS. 6d. 26S. Double crown
Krafts - 11-42 I2S. tO 198.
M.G. caps 7-18 I5S. 2IS. Double crown and quad crown
Sealings, M.G., un-glazed, and coloured 12-24 16s. 255. Various
Rope browns - 1 8-54 IIS. 2IS. Various

MILLBOARDS

Thicknesses and Sizes

Description. Thickness. 1 6 1 7 1 8 6 1 8x 5 1 8xx 4 1 IO 3 Pott - P No. of Dozens in Bundles. Size. I7^x 14^ 6 6 Approximate Weight of Bundles in Lbs. 28 38 48 54 58 56 Foolscap - FC i8 x 141 31 42 52 59 64 61 Crown C 20 X l6| 37 52 63 72 77 75 Small half royal SHR 2O| X 13 30 41 52 58 62 60 Large LHR 21 X 14 33 45 58 64 70 67 Short - S Small half imperial .-SHI 21 X 17 No. of Dozens in Bundles. 22JXI5 40 6 55 6 69 78 4 84 82 2 51 5 54 3 38 52 63 60 Half imperial HI 23! x i6| 44 60 63 70 69 59 Middle or small demy M 22 X l8i 48 64 68 74 74 62 Large middle or large demy LM 23|xi8J 50 68 72 78 78 67 Large or medium - L 24 XIQ 52 70 74 80 81 70 Small whole royal - SR Large whole royal - LR 25ixi9i No. of Dozens in Bundles. 26| X 2O| 57 80 81 88 88 76 6 63 6 ~s7 4 75 3 2 2 ~84~ 73 66 Extra royal - - ER 28^X21^ No. of Dozens in Bundles. 69 6 95 4 80 81 2 72 2 93 2 3 Whole imperial - - I 32 X22l 82 74 72 63 85 no Only those sizes in general use are given.

  1. Including coloured papers, and papers detailed on next page.
  2. The prices given in this section are for small quantities from stock. Special sizes may be liable to an extra charge for cutting. Special makings and large quantities are usually subject to a reduction of d. per Ib.
  3. Including coloured paper and papers detailed in next page.