The letterpress papers we stock
All of our stock papers print really well with letterpress and foil. We can also print on your supplied paper and envelopes.
Crane’s Lettra: made domestically at Neenah Paper’s mill in Wisconsin, this elegantly textured 100% cotton paper is made from fibers reclaimed from the garment industry. Lettra is tree-free, totally chlorine free, and has a seductive softness that showcases the letterpress impression well. (view Lettra envelopes)
- fluorescent white, pearl white, ecru
- 110# cover (300 gsm, 21.5 pt)
- 220# cover (600 gsm, 40.3 pt)
Mohawk Loop Smooth: a 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper for those looking for a lower price point than a cotton paper. Made domestically at Mohawk’s upstate New York paper mill, Loop is FSC certified, carbon neutral, and manufactured with windpower. Small flecks are visible in the paper because of its post-consumer origins. view Loop envelopes)
- white, ivory
- 160# double-thick cover, smooth finish (433 gsm, 20 pt)
Mohawk Loop Antique Vellum: a 50% post-consumer waste recycled paper for those looking for a lower price point than a cotton paper. Made domestically at Mohawk’s upstate New York paper mill, Loop is FSC certified, carbon neutral and manufactured with wind power. The lush vellum finish stands up to the demands of letterpress.
- 80# Cover (216 gsm)
Rising Museum Board: always popular for the mounting and matting of fine prints, this 100% cotton board also is a great paper for letterpress. It offers a luxurious and substantial feel and we can get a great letterpress impression in it. Tree-free, acid-free, neutral pH, made domestically, and buffered with calcium carbonate. (for envelopes, use Crane’s Lettra pearl white)
- white, black
- 2-ply (185# cover, 500 gsm, 30 pt)
- 4-ply (370# cover, 1000 gsm, 60 pt)
Chipboard: 100% post-consumer recycled, kraft brown, on-trend. The exact shade of brown will vary from one paper lot to the next. We’ll print your job from a single lot so paper color is consistent throughout your run, but the board color on your next order may vary; it all depends on what materials the paper mill is using at the time they make the chipboard. Made in Pennsylvania.
- 460 gsm, 28 pt
- 880 gsm, 60 pt
The envelopes we stock
“In stock” envelopes are here in our print shop and ready to go. “Available to order” envelopes may add up to 1 week to your turnaround. We can print on your supplied envelopes. Use our envelope templates to figure out where on the envelope we can print.
|paper name||envelope name||paper colors||envelope flap||envelope size||card size||availability|
|Crane Lettra||A-2||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square flap||5.75 x 4.375||5.5 x 4.25||in stock|
|Crane Lettra||A-6||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square||6.5 x 4.75||4.625 x 6.25 or 4.5 x 6.25||in stock|
|Crane Lettra||A-7||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square flap||7.25 x 5.25||5.125 x 7 or 5 x 7||in stock|
|Crane Lettra||A-7 inner||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||pointed flap (ungummed)||7.25 x 5.25||5.125 x 7 or 5 x 7||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||A-7||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||pointed flap (gummed)||7.25 x 5.25||5.125 x 7 or 5 x 7||in stock|
|Crane Lettra||A-7 outer||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||pointed flap||7.25 x 5.25||used as an outer envelope for A-7 card. if used without an inner envelope, card can be 5.25 x 7.25||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||A-9||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square flap||5.75 x 8.75||5.5 x 8.5||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||#10||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square or policy (short end) flap||9.5 x 4.125||3.875 x 9.25||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||Marquis||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square flap||7 x 7||6.75 x 6.75||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||Marquis||fluorescent white, pearl white*||pointed flap||7 x 7||6.75 x 6.75||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||Marquis inner||fluorescent white, pearl white*||pointed flap (ungummed)||7.25 x 5.25||5.125 x 7 or 5 x 7||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||Marquis outer||fluorescent white, pearl white*||pointed flap||7.25 x 7.25||used as an outer envelope for 6.75 x 6.75 card. If used without an inner envelope, card can be 7 x 7.||available to order|
|Crane Lettra||Baronial||fluorescent white, ecru, pearl white*||square flap||5.5 x 5.5||5.25 x 5.25||available to order|
|Mohawk Loop||A-2||ivory, white||square flap||5.75 x 4.375||5.5 x 4.25||available to order|
|Mohawk Loop||A-6||ivory, white||square flap||6.5 x 4.75||4.625 x 6.25||available to order|
|Mohawk Loop||A-7||ivory, white||square flap||7.25 x 5.25||5.125 x 7||in stock|
|Mohawk Loop||A-8||ivory, white||square flap||8.5 x 5.5||5.375 x 8.25||available to order|
|Mohawk Loop||#10||ivory, white||square flap||9.5 x 4.125||3.875 x 9.25||available to order|
*pearl white Crane’s Lettra envelopes also matches Rising Museum Board white
Special order envelopes may take one to two weeks to arrive which may affect the lead time on your job. Envelope orders will be placed when we receive your signed contract.