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US Envelope Series

6 3/4

6 3/4

Belonging to the North American envelope sizes, the 6 3/4 paper size is a unique entity in its own right. This particular size, measuring 6.5 inches by 3.625 inches, is part of the ANSI series as defined by ISO standards.

What sets this paper size apart is its versatility and widespread use in various sectors. It's commonly employed for personal stationery, business correspondence, and even direct mail marketing campaigns due to its compact yet functional dimensions.

6 3/4 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

The 6 3/4 paper size adheres strictly to the ANSI X3.151 standard - a testament to its conformity with internationally recognized measurements. This ensures consistency across different regions and industries, making it a reliable choice for global communications.

Interestingly enough, despite being smaller than other envelope sizes such as Monarch or Commercial Flap envelopes, the 6 3/4 holds its own when it comes to capacity. Its design allows it to comfortably accommodate folded letter-sized papers (8.5 x 11 inches), making it an efficient option for sending letters or documents without unnecessary bulk.

The humble yet versatile nature of the 6 3/4 paper size makes it an indispensable tool in both personal and professional communication channels worldwide.

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Interesting facts about 6 3/4

1. The Origin of 6 3/4 Paper Size

The 6 3/4 paper size, also known as Monarch size, was originally developed in the United States for personal and business correspondence. It measures approximately 3.875 x 7.5 inches or 98 x 191 mm.

2. Commonly Used for Envelopes

While not as widely used for writing or printing purposes, the 6 3/4 paper size is commonly associated with envelopes that are designed to fit this specific dimension.

3. Historical Connection to British Royalty

The Monarch size derives its name from the fact that it was initially used by British royalty for their personal correspondence, particularly by King George III and Queen Charlotte during the late eighteenth century.

4. A Popular Choice for Personal Stationery

In modern times, the compact and unique dimensions of the 6 3/4 paper make it a popular choice for personalized stationery such as thank-you notes, RSVP cards, and informal letters.

5. Compatibility with Standard Printers

The dimensions of the Monarch size are compatible with most standard printers available today, allowing individuals to print directly onto pre-cut sheets without requiring any additional trimming or adjustments.

6. International Variations in Size

Although primarily used in North America, variations of the Monarch size can be found in other countries around the world under different names such as DL (Germany), C7 (Europe), and B67 (Japan).

7. Ideal for Pocket-Sized Journals

The compact nature of the Monarch size makes it an ideal choice for pocket-sized journals or notebooks, allowing individuals to carry them conveniently in bags or pockets for jotting down notes on the go.

8. Limited Availability of Pre-Cut Sheets

Compared to more standard paper sizes, finding pre-cut sheets of 6 3/4 paper can be a bit challenging. However, it is still possible to purchase blank sheets or envelopes specifically designed for this size online or at specialty stationery stores.

9. A Niche Market for Collectors

Due to its historical significance and limited usage, there is a niche market among collectors who seek out vintage Monarch-sized stationery and envelopes as part of their collections.

10. The Future of 6 3/4 Paper Size

While the use of the Monarch size has declined over time with the rise of digital communication, it continues to hold a special place in the world of stationery enthusiasts and those who appreciate its unique dimensions and historical value.