Crane's Lettra is engineered for letterpress. It is 100% cotton, soft and luxurious to the touch, yet strong and stable on press. Lettra's distinct "letterpress finish" is rare and engaging in a machine-made, commercial paper. 

Lettra is uncalendered, meaning that it is not smoothed in the calender stacks on the papermaking machine. The cotton fibers are relatively uncompacted, so the sheet feels extra-bulky, even fluffy.  

Cotton fibers are naturally long and strong, but also non-rigid. Lettra is made without surface sizing to maximize its suppleness and its receptiveness to a deep impression. It embosses beautifully. It debosses dramatically. It foil stamps crisply.

Lettra can be successfully offset-printed and engraved, and we will be pleased to provide your printer with samples of this wonderful letterpress paper.

Colors & Textures


  • 100% Cotton
  • Neutral pH
  • Acid Free
  • 81lb Text
  • 90lb Cover
  • 110lb Cover
  • 220lb DTC
  • Luxurious textured surface
  • HP Certified Lettra Digital

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