Letterlocking: Brienne Postal Archive: Pleated letter

DB 1465

Letterlocking Category: Fold + Slit or stab + mechanical lock + adhesive

Letterlocking Category: Fold + Slit or stab + mechanical lock + adhesive

DB-1976 . Closed letter. Folded, stabbed, secured with a shaped-paper lock and adhesive (sealing wax).

 Letterlocking Category: Fold + slit or stab + mechanical lock + adhesive

Letterlocking Category: Fold + slit or stab + mechanical lock + adhesive

DB-0102. This letter folded down to become a "two-part lock" letterlocking format. It is tri-folded, tri-folded again, two parallel slits are made through the entire packet, a band of paper is laced through one slit and back through the other. The tails of the paper band are sandwiched between the oval-shaped starch wafer and the diamond-shaped paper placed on top of that before the Medici seal was impressed into the layers securing the enclosure.

Letterlocking: Brienne Postal Archive: Pleated letter

DB-2040