Window Envelopes

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It used to be that a window envelope was used to send a bill or a check through the mail and just the sight of one brought suspicion to the bill-payer of the household. Well times have changed and in addition to sending these items in window envelopes, we find all sorts of enclosures behind [...]

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Two-way Remittance Envelopes

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This is a dual-purpose envelope. The large flap can be printed with a message, detached at the perforation, inserted in the envelope and sealed. Perfect for financial receipts, membership subscriptions and fund raising.

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Choosing An Envelope

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There are hundreds, if not thousands of instances when an envelope is both necessary and advisable. The most obvious is its use in mailings, where it commonly “carries” a letter, brochure, invoice, check, or other instrument. Since many envelopes are used to send printed materials through the mail, choosing the right one will have considerable [...]

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Self-sealing Envelopes

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This envelope has two latex surfaces that seal on contact. Flaps are folded down to allow for printing. Efficient and convenient for small businesses and professional people as well as personal stationery .

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Open End Envelopes

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Also called catalog envelopes, the opening is on the shorter dimension, unlike booklet envelopes, with the flap opening on the longer dimension. Can be used for magazines, large booklets and as the gummed flap provides protection for heavier contents. This envelope cannot be processed through automatic inserting equipment and is not recommended for lasering addressing.

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Flap Styles

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The shape of the flap on an envelope will determine is style and how it will be used. The pointed flap is elegant, traditional and more formal and used primarily on Baronial, greeting card and social stationery envelopes. It is not recommended for laser or inserting equipment applications. The square flap provides a large area [...]

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Commercial Envelopes

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Commercial envelopes are used for business and personal correspondence such as letterheads, invoices, statements, checks, writing stationery and some direct marketing mailings and are  available in many sizes. The standard “No. 10” normally accompanies an 8 ½” x 11” letterhead when folded in thirds. Almost all text paper manufacturers make matching envelopes in this size. [...]

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A-Style Envelopes

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For announcements, small booklets and distinctive business announcements, the “A” series envelope is popular. This style is manufactured in both commodity and text grades, in 60 lb, 70 lb and 80 lb basis weights. A-Series envelopes are an elegant way to communicate your message. See the chart for sizes and enclosures.

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Square Envelopes

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While this may not be the favorite of the Postal Service because it does not meet their aspect ratio formula, it is frequently specified by designers because it makes a very uniform, clean presentation. With square flap and side seam construction, there are no diagonal seams to interfere with printing and works well for announcements, [...]

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