Envelopes

Standard Envelope Styles

Envelopes come in a wide array of sizes and shapes. You can find in-stock envelopes to serve almost any business function, or you can have your envelopes made to just about any specification.

Here is a list of the most common styles. Click on the individual envelope to find out about standard sizes.

Click on envelopes to view standard sizes
A-Style A-Style
A-Style envelopes are used for sending announcements, small booklets, brochures, greeting cards, and more recently for distinctive business stationery. A-sizes have side seam construction, with large, good-looking square flaps.
Baronial Baronial
Baronial envelopes are used primarily for invitations and greetings. Baronial envelopes have diagonal seams, and pointed flaps.
Booklet Booklet
Booklet envelopes are used for a wide variety of mailing and shipping functions. They have side seam construction with a wallet flap which is located on the longer of the two dimensions. The term “open side” is sometimes used when referring to booklet envelopes.
Catalog Catalog
Catalog envelopes are used for heavy duty mailing and shipping requirements. They have a center seam construction with a wallet flap which is on the shorter of the two dimensions. The term “open end” is sometimes used when referring to catalog envelopes.
Commercial</span> Commercial
Commercial envelopes (sometimes referred to as Officials) are used for many business and personal correspondence purposes. They normally come with diagonal seams and a standard commercial flap. More often Commercials are offered with a pointed or square flap. Commercials are available with or without windows, and can be manufactured with remoistenable seal gum or latex self-sealing closures. The No. 10 envelope is by far the most popular size in this grouping and is perfect for inserting a normally folded 8-1/2″ x 11″ letterhead.
Square</span> Square
Square envelopes are used for advertising pieces, invitations, and other unique communications. Squares have side seam construction, with large, good-looking square flaps.

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