AD 1404 papers, are soft, felted-textured papers (referred to as Corona) made for Rossi by Cartiera Magnani. The AD 1404 collection is characterized by flat and folded cards, a card sets and envelopes with cream, white and pastel colors.
AD 1404 Charta Italica is a softer, paper for machines made for Rossi by the Magnani paper mill.
Cartiera Magnani, in collaboration with Rossi1931, produces the A.D. 1404 line of fine note cards. These cards contain a high cellulose content. They have a “Corona felt” finish, luxurious to the touch and an exclusive design of Cartiera Magnani for Rossi. Produced on a cylinder mould machine are these cards and envelopes . They have a neutral ph. Papers are ideal for all writing and printing applications, including pen and ink, engraving, letterpress and professional digital printing.
To write on one of these cards is to make an elegant statement. The cards themselves are thick and substantial and the packaging is meticulous.
They are available in packs of 6 single cards, measuring 5” x 3.5” or 6.75” x 4.50” with 6 envelopes. All elegantly wrapped with natural twine, a rich tag, and available in soft colors. Also in luxury boxes of 100 in cream or white for bulk printing. Available in a variety of sizes.
Cartiera Magnani’s name has been synonymous with the production of fine Italian paper since 1404.
In fact, the company achieved worldwide success and recognition in the 18th century when it began exporting its watermarked paper worldwide.
Between 1770 and 1800 the Magnani name became a hallmark of quality and luxury. The emperor Napoleon chose Magnani wedding invitations in 1810 for his marriage to Maria Luisa of Austria.
While technologies have certainly changed in the past 600 years but Magnani old knowledge and new world technologies work hand in hand.
Through the years, famous artists such as Picasso, De Chirico and Morandi have made Magnani paper a medium for their fine art. Also the mill was a supplier of the Crown family of Italy for specific papers and documents.
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