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Air Mail Envelopes

Volume 476: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1950

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asked the Postmaster-General why he has prohibited the use of air mail envelopes with coloured borders

The Post Office is medically advised that the use of envelops with multicoloured borders is undesirable as they are a potential source of eye-strain. There is also a risk of their causing delay by mis-circulation of overseas letters other than surcharged air mail and of inland letters if, as could not be prevented, the special envelopes were used for such correspondence.