Watermarks in Crane Paper

Watermarks in paper only appear with transmitted light (light going through).  The archives have a variety of watermark samples including Crane watermarks, watermarks for other companies, and miscellaneous watermarks in correspondence received by Crane.

Cran’e Japenese Linen 1894 watermark

Here is the letter backlit so you can still see the watermark.

Letter typed on Crane’s Japanese Linen
Weston’s Merit Bond watermark
Cranes Ungerglaze watermark
Crane’s American Bank Note Safety watermark
Bay State Mills watermark