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Why do we put postage stamps in the top right hand corner ?

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puzzled2403 | 18:20 Sat 06th Jan 2007 | History
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HI, does anyone know why we always put postage stamps on the top right hand corner of the envelope? Thanks

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Probably it was to make it easier for a right-handed person in the post office to hold the envelope down on the counter with their left hand, read the address, then hand-frank the stamp. Imagine if the stamp was on the left. Makes ergonomic sense.

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