A is for Advertising Covers

Advertising covers stamp
Advertising Covers Cinderella Stamp

In the late 19th century, businesses dressed up their envelopes and postalcards with elaborate, colorful images to promote their goods and services. Today, printing technology and targeted marketing techniques join forces to produce envelopes literally covered with images, slogans, and offers. Both vintage and modern covers provide a glimpse of the culture, commerce, and design of their times.