Photo postcard Paris truck of Dominion Express Co. (Canada) pre-1926

$95.00 CAD

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Rare early photo of the delivery truck of J.M. Currie & Co. They were the Parisian shipping agents for the Dominion Express Co. of Canada, renamed Canadian Pacific Express in 1926.

Advertising on the side of the truck ‘J.M. Currie & Co. 36 rue d’Hauteville’…’Expedition pour toutes les villes du Canada’... ‘Dominion express Co. of Canada’.

Two men sitting in truck, note truck has solid rubber tires.

On the back of the truck, multiples wooden crates with stamps ‘MONTREAL’, TO KEEP DRY’, ‘HANDLE WITH CARE’, ‘CRAINT L’HUMIDITE’...

Unused card.

Crease LR corner. Staining on back.

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)


The Dominion Express Company was incorporated in Winnipeg in 1873 and taken over by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1884, when the headquarters were moved to Toronto. The company provided the first all-Canadian express route between Eastern and Western Canada.

... dates from before 1926 as that was the year that Dominion Express was renamed Canadian Pacific Express.