Full size: (separate Uppers and Lowers, or Doubles/Jobs) |
| U.S: 323/16 by 165/8 inches |
| | Rooker: 281/2 by 14 inches |
| Holland: 325/8 by 13 inches |
| England: 321/2 by 141/2 inches |
| The old (English) sizes were 421/2 by 181/2 by 31/2 inches or 321/2 by 151/4 by 21/2 (Johnson 1824) or 31 by 181/2 inches (Moxon 1683 |
| Scotland: 34 by 15 inches |
| Belgium (Plantin Museum): 331/2 by 14 inches |
| France: 65 by 45 (or 44) cms (2519/32 by 173/4 inches) |
| India: 36 by 16 inches |
Full size: (combined Upper and Lower, i.e. Singles) |
| Germany: 66 by 61 cms (26 by 24 inches) |
| or 66 by 52 cms (26 by 201/2 inches) |
| or 66 by 49 cms (26 by 191/2 inches) |
| Older cases (in Gutenberg Museum) were 147 by 95 cms (7.5 cms deep) i.e. 577/8 by 373/8 inches (3 ins deep) |
| Holland: 321/2 by 20 inches |
| or 325/8 by 207/8 inches |
| Italy: 50 by 70 cms (and 5 cm deep) ie 1911/16 by 271/2 inches (and 131/32 inches deep) |
Three Quarter size |
| U.S: 261/2 by 165/8 inches |
Two Third size |
| U.S: 213/4 (or 223/4) by 165/8 inches |
| Improved Job: 223/4 by 193/4 inches |
| England: 213/4 by 141/2 inches |
| Holland: 223/8 by 201/4 inches |
Half size |
| U.S: 165/8 by 165/8 inches |
| England: 16 by 141/2 inches |
One Third size (three fit in a full-size case) |
| U.S: 143/4 by 101/16 inches (¾ inch deep) |
Quarter size (four fit in a full size case) |
| U.S: 151/8 by 73/8 inches |
One Eighth size (for rules - eight fit in a full size case) |
| U.S: 71/2 by 73/8 inches |
One Tenth size (for thin spacing - ten fit in a full size case) |
| U.S: 63/4 by 6 inches |
Fount: |
| 321/2 by 15 by 21/2 inches |
| 48 by 24 by 3 inches (M&R large fount, 1920s) |
| (Miller & Richard's ordinary fount case was standard size, but double depth) |
| The old Fount case size was 39 by 161/2 by 2 inches (Johnson 1824) |
| or 4ft (ie 48 inches) wide according to Southward |
Wood letter: |
| England | Ordinary: 323/8 by 23 inches |
| Large: 44 by 23 inches |
| U.S. | Ordinary: 321/4 x 23 inches |
| Large: 44 by 23 inches |
| Small: 321/4 by 165/8 inches |
Rule and Spacing cases also come in dimensions to fit on cabinet tops, eg 70 by 17 inches, 70 by 10 inches, 72 by 10 inches, 367/8 by 10 inches, etc., and in various other sizes for free-standing use. |