Overseas Destination

Maple Leaf For Ever to Italy

WilsonPatriamItaly
A J.C. Wilson patriotic pioneer postcard mailed to Venice, Italy on January 6, 1900, has been added to the site. The WLS-P08 P-1 card, with a 2¢ QV Numeral stamp, bears a Venice receiving cancel dated January 30, 1900.

Overseas Destinations

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I’ve updated the page illustrating J.C. Wilson patriotic postcards with overseas destinations to the current site format, adding additional background to the cards when available.

Foreign Cover Usage

WellDoneJamaicaToGermany
A section on overseas use of covers from the old web site format has been reimplemented under the current design, with an update added.

Remember the Maine used to Switzerland

WLSMaineSwitzerland
This example of a WLS-P05 postcard has been used from Brooklyn, NY, USA to Switzerland, postmarked March 17, 1899.

Soldiers of the Queen to France

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Another J.C. Wilson Soldiers of the Queen WLS-P09 Type I postcard mailed to France has been added, this time mailed from Hamilton Ontario to Bastia. The card bears a 1¢ QV Numeral stamp cancelled with a Hamilton Flag A cancel, applied over the words “Printed Matter”, with the sender striking out the “Private Post Card” text of the card.

Soldiers of the Queen to France

WLS-P09T1France
An example of a use of a WLS-P09 Type I postcard has been added, mailed from Montreal on February 24, 1901, to Castres, France.