Analysis of Paper Thickness on 3d Beavers

This listing was published in our Catalogue 208, distributed June 14, 1999.

The “Thickness” column values were printed incorrectly in our Catalogue 208. Our apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

Analysis of Paper Thickness on 3d Beavers

Based on measurements of 125 stamps as listed in Saskatoon Stamp Centre Inventory 1987-1999.

Cat#
Thickness
4
Red Wove
4a
Brown Red Wove
4c
Ribbed Soft Wove
4d/xi
Thin
4i
Deep Red
4ii
Orange Red
4iv
Thin Oily
4v
Thick Hard
Total
0.0018" 1 1
0.0019" 0
0.0020" 5 3 8
0.0021" 1 1
0.0022" 12 1 13
0.0023" 2 6 1 9
0.0024" 7 1 8
0.0025" 4 11 1 16
0.0026" 1 1
0.0027" 1 1 1 3
0.0028" 8 1 3 12
0.0029" 1 1 1 3
0.0030" 10 1 4 2 17
0.0031" 1 3 4
0.0032" 3 3 1 1 8
0.0033" 1 2 1 1 5
0.0034" 2 2
0.0035" 2 2 2 6
0.0036" 3 3
0.0037" 1 1
0.0038" 2 2
0.0039" 0
0.0040" 2 2
Qty 26 14 8 42 8 8 8 11 125
Total 766 452 201 966 250 238 172 403 3448
Average 29.46 32.29 25.13 23.00 31.25 29.75 21.50 36.64 27.58

Pencil marks, hinge remnants, and even minor creases/bends will affect the measurements obtained by several 10,000th of an inch.

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