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Type Height-to-Paper Measurements

Type Height-to-Paper Measurements

This differs in many countries from the .918 American-British standard, to the .928 used in many countries in Europe and the Mediaan standard of .934 used in Belgium.

It is wise to check height-to-paper data carefully, as it may be required, for frequently more than one standard prevails in different sections of the same country:

Africa918, 928
Argentina918
Australia918
Austria928, 932, 934
Belgium928, 932, 934
Bolivia918, 928
Brazil918, 928
British Isles918
Bulgaria936
Burma918
Canada918
Chile918, 928
China918, 928
Colombia918
Costa Rica918
Cuba918
Czecheslovakia928
Denmark928
Dominican Republic918
Ecuador918
Egypt928
El Salvador918
Estonia928, 990
Finland928, 986, 991
France928
French Sudan928
Germany928
Greece928
Guatemala918
Honduras918
Hungary928, 944, 978
Iceland928
India918
Indonesia978, 979, 980
Iraq918
Israel918, 928
Italy928, 977
Japan918
Latvia928
Libya918, 928, 977
Lithuania928
Madagascar928
Mexico918
Morocco928
Netherlands979
New Zealand918
Nicaragua918, 928
Norway928
Pakistan918
Panama918
Paraguay918
Peru918
Philippines918
Poland928
Portugal928
Puerto Rico918
Romania928, 942
Russia938, 990
Singapore918
Spain928
Sweden928
Switzerland928
Tasmania918
Turkey928
United States918
Uruguay918
Venezuela918, 928
West Indies918, 928
Yugoslavia918, 928

Source: Intertype manual, unknown date