Above, a near immaculate copy of a J.C. Wilson WLS-P02 Type II P-7
Mailed from Berlin, Ontario on June 17, 1899 to Bern, Switzerland with receiving cancel dated June 29, 1899. Mailed a 2¢ Map Stamp, catalogue no. 86.
This variety, with no printer’s imprint and a Stamp Box type 13 (uncoloured “Private” and “Post Card” and omitted “Stamp Here”) was unknown to Henry Gates, and is designated here as WLS-003 P-7. A scarce destination for a J.C. Wilson patriotic on an uncommon variety, with a scarce stamp.
WLS-P05 P-1 — Overseas Use
This example of a WLS-P05 P-1 card showing 7 red bars in the shield The card illustrates the use of a 2¢ Map stamp cancelled with a Victoria BC squared circle dated April 28, 1899. The card was mailed to Rotterdam Holland, and has a Rotterdam receiver.
WLS-P05 P-1 Overseas Use
This WLS-P05 P-1 card was mailed from the USA to Valladolio, Spain, and has a July 2 1900 Valladolio receiver. The reverse of the card is shown below.