Probably white was the only colour available for notepaper during World War Two and the shortages afterwards but I can't be sure.
There are certain terms and phrases that you will come across as you enter this wonderful world. Men had their bureaus.
Knowing how to write a letter is a fundamental skill youll use in business school and personal relationships to communicate information goodwill or just affection. The flaps of envelopes were edged with a gum that had to be moistened to stick.
Reading up on sealing wax and letters led me to another fascinating Regency Redingote article on wax-jacks and bougie boxes. I have better recollections from the s and s when the most popular and widely sold colour seemed to be pale blue.
Paper suitable for writing letters comes in various sizes colors and quality. Pat Cryer, webmaster Writing cases had specially designed slots on the right for the paper and on the left for the envelopes, with a loop at the fold for pens. An early street sign showing just the points of the compass from the centre of London.
Anything else would have seemed pretentious. The taste was not at all pleasant but we knew no different.