Above, a Toronto Litho Co. Ltd. pioneer postcard showing an early printing of this series

with the stamp box on the front and the words “PRIVATE POST CARD” at the top of the card.

The card bears a QV Leaf 2¢ purple stamp no. 68 cancelled June 22, 1898 in Montreal,

with a July 8, Grenoble receiver.

Above, the front of a later printing of the card with the stamp on the rear of the card.


Toronto Litho Co. Ltd.

postally used Oct 21, 1902 to Paris France

Below, the reverse of the card