R. Stanley Preston founded Preston’s Stationery. Originally located on Main Street directly across from the Court House, Preston’s was in the center of Bel Air for over 42 years. At the time, Preston’s offered magazines and newspapers, cigarettes, tobacco products, guitar strings and shoelaces. R. Stanley Preston carried these products to get the company through the Depression.
Donald S. Preston joins the firm and expands Preston’s social stationery to include wedding invitations.
As the business boomed from sales in office furniture and other supplies, Donald S. Preston purchased property on South Main Street to accommodate to the demand. This is now our present location.
Robert Preston joins the firm during a period of tremendous growth providing office machines and furniture along with office supplies for a growing number of businesses in the County. During this time, Preston’s began building their niche in the community for greeting cards, social stationery and wedding stationery.
Preston’s Stationery expands its building at 319 South Main Street.
Susan Preston, Robert Preston’s wife, joins the firm.
Kimberly Preston-Bond joins the firm, and with the help of her mother Susan, she helps refine the new niche that Preston’s currently specializes in: custom invitations.
Preston’s Stationery specializes in custom invitations, fine papers, and wedding stationery.