Advertising Specifications

For more information about technical specifications, call (800) 944-6847 or e-mail us.

2015 AD SIZES / SPECS (In Inches)

  Width Height
Full Page 7.25 9.5
Full Page (bleed) 8.75 10.75
1/2 page Horizontal 7.25 4.375
1/3 page Square 4.75 4.375
1/3 page Vertical 2.25 9
1/6 page Vertical 2.25 4.375
1/6 page Historic Travel 2.25 4
1/12 page
2.25 2
2-Page spread Submit as two single pages  


Ship advertising materials to:
Advertising Production
Preservation magazine
2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 588-6069

Preservation is in an all-digital format and is produced direct-to-plate with no traditional film plate making. For information on digital requirements or if you need conventional film specs, call or e-mail Beth Siegel, Advertising Production Manager, at (202) 588-6069.

Ads requiring production services will be charged a service fee and are due by insertion order date.

Acceptable file formats: PDFX1a is the accepted format. Line screen is 133.
Acceptable media: PDF and CD

Disks should include: all fonts used (printer and screen); linked graphics (line art, halftone, or CMYK—with high resolution in place, saved as either EPS or TIFF); list of all file names used; hard copy proof sized at 100% which matches file exactly (for black/white files) or iris proof/matchprint (for color files).


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