Canada #90i (SG#177) 2c Rose Carmine on 1910 Yonge St.View Postcard to Mons, Belgium XF-94

SKU 322174497774

1910 Valentine and Sons illustrated sepia postcard to Belgium depicting Yonge Street looking north. Sent from Toronto, ON on November 23, 1910. Franked with a single 2c pale rose carmine Edward VII definitive to pay the 2c foreign postcard rate. The stamp is tied by a full strike of a November 23, 1910 Toronto machine wavy line duplex. In addition there is a clear December 3, 1910 Mons Belgium receiving handstamp. This is a very attractive early Toronto postcard in unusually pristine condition. Belgium is also one of the scarcer European destinations, making it even more desirable. The card offered here grades XF-94 as follows:

Intactness of the card and integrity: 40/40

Paper freshness on the picture side: 10/10

Paper freshness on the address side: 10/10

Condition of the picture: 10/10

Condition of corners and edges: 10/10

Appearance of the handwriting: 4/5

Clarity of the postal markings: 8/10

Condition of the stamp: 2/5

My asking price for this card is based the following factors:

Destination: $25

Scarcity of the card and subject matter: $25

Premium for condition: +50%

If you have any questions about my valuation system for postal history please do contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions.

On 29-Jun-16 at 14:54:11 EDT, seller added the following information:

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