Canada #77 2c Carmine Queen Victoria Numeral Issue, Superb W.H Thorne Advertising Cover
A superb example of a printed "all over" on one side advertising cover, produced by the W.H. Thorne & Co. Hardware store, of Saint John, NB, sent to Sussex NB on October 28, 1899. Franked with a 2c carmine Numeral stamp tied by an October 28, 1899 Saint John, NB CDS, paying the 2c postage. There is a single October 28, 1899 Sussex split-ring backstamp, indicating that the cover arrived on the same day. A beautiful turn-of the-century cover in immaculate condition.