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US Envelope Series

10 x 13 Clasp

10 x 13 Clasp

The 10 x 13 Clasp paper size, a unique and versatile format, is not part of any standard ISO or ANSI series. Instead, it carves its own niche in the realm of paper sizes. This unconventional dimension offers a distinctive advantage when it comes to certain applications.

Named for the metal clasp that secures its contents, the 10 x 13 Clasp envelope is an ideal choice for sending larger documents without folding them. Its generous dimensions accommodate A4 or Letter-sized papers with ease, ensuring they arrive at their destination in pristine condition.

10 x 13 Clasp paper dimensions


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2A046.81 x 66.221189 x 1682119 x 1683370 x 4768
A120.51 x 0.7113 x 181 x 237 x 51
4A066.22 x 93.621682 x 2378168 x 2384768 x 6741
A110.71 x 1.0218 x 262 x 351 x 74
A101.02 x 1.4626 x 373 x 474 x 105
A3+12.95 x 19.02329 x 48333 x 48933 x 1369
A1+23.98 x 35.98609 x 91461 x 911726 x 2591
A0+35.98 x 50.87914 x 129291 x 1292591 x 3662
A64.13 x 5.83105 x 14811 x 15298 x 420
A55.83 x 8.27148 x 21015 x 21420 x 595
A48.27 x 11.69210 x 29721 x 30595 x 842
A311.69 x 16.54297 x 42030 x 42842 x 1191
A91.46 x 2.0537 x 524 x 5105 x 147
A216.54 x 23.39420 x 59442 x 591191 x 1684
A82.05 x 2.9152 x 745 x 7147 x 210
A123.39 x 33.11594 x 84159 x 841684 x 2384
A72.91 x 4.1374 x 1057 x 11210 x 298
A033.11 x 46.81841 x 118984 x 1192384 x 3370

Moreover, this particular size is highly favored in direct mail marketing campaigns. The larger format stands out among smaller envelopes typically found in mailboxes, instantly grabbing attention and sparking curiosity - a crucial first step in the AIDA model of marketing communication.

Furthermore, the robust clasp closure adds an additional layer of security to your documents. Unlike traditional adhesive seals that can weaken over time or under harsh environmental conditions, clasps provide a reliable seal that withstands various challenges during transit.

While not conforming to any ISO or ANSI standards might seem like a disadvantage at first glance; for the 10 x 13 Clasp paper size it's quite the opposite. It leverages its unique dimensions and features to offer unparalleled benefits in specific applications such as direct mail marketing and secure document transportation.

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Interesting facts about 10 x 13 Clasp

1. The 10 x 13 Clasp paper is part of the US Letter series.

The US Letter series, which includes sizes like 8.5 x 11 and 8.5 x 14, is the most commonly used paper size in North America for various applications such as printing documents, letters, and reports.

2. It is also known as "Legal" size in some regions.

In certain countries, including Canada and Mexico, the 10 x 13 Clasp paper is referred to as "Legal" size. This term originated from its common use for legal documents and contracts.

3. The dimensions of the paper are not based on any mathematical ratio.

Unlike some other paper sizes that follow specific ratios (e.g., A-series papers with a ratio of √2), the dimensions of the 10 x 13 Clasp paper do not adhere to any particular mathematical relationship between width and height.

4. It can be used for mailing large documents without folding them.

The larger size of the 10 x 13 Clasp paper makes it suitable for mailing important documents or files without having to fold them. This helps maintain their integrity and prevents creasing or damage during transit.

5. The clasp closure allows secure storage of contents within the envelope/paper folder.

The clasp feature present on one end of this type of paper allows users to securely hold multiple sheets together or store additional items within an envelope-like enclosure without worrying about them falling out easily.

6. It is often used for presenting legal briefs or court filings in a professional manner.

Due to its larger size compared to standard letter-sized papers, the 10 x 13 Clasp paper is commonly used by legal professionals to present legal briefs, court filings, or other important documents in a professional and organized manner.

7. The clasp can be made of various materials.

The clasp on the 10 x 13 Clasp paper can be made of different materials such as metal or plastic. This allows for flexibility in terms of durability and ease of use depending on the specific requirements of the user.

8. It is compatible with most printers and copiers.

The 10 x 13 Clasp paper is designed to be compatible with standard printers and copiers, making it convenient for printing documents directly onto this size without requiring any special equipment or adjustments.

9. It provides ample space for handwritten notes or annotations.

The larger dimensions of the 10 x 13 Clasp paper offer more surface area compared to smaller sizes, allowing users to add handwritten notes, annotations, or additional information alongside printed content without overcrowding the page.

10. The clasp can be reused multiple times.

The clasp feature on this type of paper is designed for multiple uses. Users can open and close it repeatedly without significant wear and tear, making it a cost-effective option for secure storage and transportation needs over time.