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August 2018

John Purcell Paper continue to expand the extensive range of papers and boards that are available from stock from their south London warehouse. The range of mill branded papers and boards from the paper mills at Arches, Canson, Fabriano, Hahnemuhle, Magnani, St. Cuthbert's (Somerset), Zerkall and others is regularly updated in response to our customers' needs. In addition, there is an ever growing range of papers and boards

manufactured to our specification including archival papers, book papers, museum and conservation boards and Gemini Olympic Mill Board. Imported decorative and conservation papers from Japan, Korea, Nepal, China and Mexico are also available from stock. We continue to welcome visitors to our sample room at 15 Rumsey Road. Please note that it is available Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.30pm.

John Purcell Paper on tour:

We will be exhibiting on Saturday September 1st at The Whittington Press Open Day.

We will be exhibiting at Impact Conference 10 in Santander from September 6th to September 8th.

Our 2017 price list is now printed. We can post a a printed copy of it or e-mail it to you as a pdf.

We will have a 2018 price list as a pdf in the next two weeks with many new products which are listed below.

New in 2018 are:

ARP314 1.3 metres x 10 metres 310 gsm Arches Platine Rolls

SOTSS17 152.4 x 102.5 cms 600 gsm Somerset Tub Sized Satin

HEB401 1.9 metres x 50 metres 400 gsm Heritage Bookwhite Rolls

SOE2511 111.8cms x 20 metres Somerset Enhanced Radiant White Velvet

KHR1MG 56 x 76 cms 210 gsm Khadi Mid Grey

KHR1LG 56 x 76 cms 210 gsm Khadi Light Grey

KHS2BL 56 x 76 cms 320 gsm Khadi Black Smooth

AMG225X 101.6 x 147.3 cms 225 gsm JPP Archival Manilla Blue-Grey

HEMW8 112 x 182 cms 2200 microns Heritage Museum Board White

SIL100 70 x 100 cms 100 gsm One Sided Silicone Release Paper

GEM3325 70 x 103 cms 3.25mm Gemini Olympic Mill Board made by laminating two sheets of 1.5mm board.

The technical difficulties in making Somerset Black have been overcome and we are due to have new stocks in the next few weeks.

There are difficulties in making Gemini Olympic Mill Board in 2.8mm. Our new stocks are 2.7mm.

Some of the changes are:

We have added new hand made papers to our stock range made by Gangolf Ulbriht in Berlin. The Magnani Mill has restarted with a new product range. New stocks should be available during the year.

We now have stock of Revere Black in 250 and 300gsm made at Magnani.

The range of printmaking papers available from stock from the Arches mill has been reduced. As we still have some stock of discontinued items, our advice is to check availability with us for Velin Arches Blanc, Velin Arches Creme, BFK Rives and Moulin du Gue.

Canson Edition Black has been discontinued.

We have added Somerset White Velvet in 56 x 76 cms 160 and 200 gsm Somerset Warm White Velvet 400 gsm to our range.

We have added Somerset Tub Sized Satin Radiant White 152.4 x 102.5 cms 410 gsm to our stock range.

The 1.83 metre wide rolls of Heritage Rag have been discontinued. They have been replaced by 1.68 metre wide rolls.

Saunders Waterford HP has been changed.

We have goood stocks of the 56 x 76 cms size in all weights with two natural deckled and two torn deckled edges. When these items are sold, the new stock will be a smoother HP with two natural deckled edges and two cut edges. The old version has a dedicated watermark in the sheet. The new version has a running watermark along one long edge.

We will up date the individual pages in the near future.