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Re: Mail Art Question



The A series is just for paper, no envelopes, but let me look into that.
Fortunately I still have all my old manuals/guides/specs from my
apprecticeship day. There is a chart of the paper sizes with American
equivalents at
<http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/don/dt/dt1887.html>.

Peter


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Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L
mailto:pdverhey@dreamscape.com
http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey


On Wed, 28 Apr 1999, Ann Alaia Woods wrote:

> Peter--
> Now you've gotten me intrigued... and confused, but first let me say I really
> appreciate
> that information on the mystery of "A2" etc.   But if what you say is
> true, that the sequence for envelopes is B or C, what do the designations
> A2 and A6, for example, of envelopes mean?
>
> Thanks for the enlightenment--
> Ann Woods
>
>  Tue, 27 Apr 1999, Peter D. Verheyen
> wrote:
>
> > A4 is the rest of the world standard for letter size paper. 29.7 x 21 cm.
> > It's derived from one sqare meter. A3 = 42 x 29.7, A2 = 59.4 x 42, A1 = 84
> > x 59.4, A0 = 1188 x 84. It also goes down from A4 to A5 = 21 x 14.8... Then
> > of course there's also the B and C series for envelopes...
> >
> > Hope this helps.
> >
> > p.
> >
> > At 08:55 PM 4/27/99 -0400, you wrote:
> > >In looking at some mail art projects, I have noticed a call for size A4, =
> > >or some similarly designated size.  Can someone tell me what this means? =
> >
> >
> >                                 >>> I loved working in the library. <<<
> > >>There was something to be said for working in a place bound in leather.<<
> >
> > Peter D. Verheyen
> > <Email>
> > mailto:pdverhey@dreamscape.com
> > <Webmaster: Book Arts Web>    http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey
> > <Listowner: Book_Arts-L>           Mailto:Book_Arts-L-request@listserv.syr.edu
>
>
>
> Ann Alaia Woods AIMIA Art Works
> 198 Walhalla Rd. Columbus, OH 43202-1442
> 614/261-6268 voice 614/261-6456 FAX
>
>


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