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.
Queen’s Park Bazaar
Zybach & Co., Proprietors.
Niagara Falls, Ont., .................. 189
When at Niagara Falls don’t fail to descend by elevator to Table
Rock and go behind the Great Horseshoe Falls, Canadian side.
Elevator, Dress and Guide, only 50 Cents.