Historical information

Used as disposable seals by The Met to permit resuability of envelopes. 47 copies held.


A stationery that is associated with a now-dissolved corporate body which existed in the 1980s. Likely well-used by employees of said body.

Physical description

A stack of envelope labels (47 in total). The logo and the text "The Met" are printed on top; serial numbers (10029 and 7605-88) flank them. Below are 3 blank lines for writing in an address to the receiver, followed by instructions that indicate its intended use: to permit reusability of envelopes (i.e., sealing an envelope with the label adhering to its opening allows removal of sender information without destruction of the envelope). At the bottom is a blank dotted line for the name of the sender.