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Two patriotic postcards S.S. Kingston (Canada) 1906

$35.00 CAD

S.S. Kingston Toronto to Montreal 

Two of the same postcards, Warwick Brothers & Rutter Ltd #3524. Images are a little different.

The Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company owned the S.S. Kingston.

#1

Mailed to U.S.A., text date '"Aug 29 06".

Some nicks along edges.

#2 

Mailed to U.S.A., postmarked  'Toronto & North Bay. R.P.O  68 Aug 23 06' (Railway Post Office, train #68).

Some nicks along edges.

 

Warwick Brothers & Rutter, Ltd., a Toronto-based printing company, is known to have published in the vicinity of 7,500 picture postcards between 1903 and 1912. Warwick produced colour lithographed cards on its own presses in Canada rather than outsourcing that work to printers in Germany or England, as was then the prevailing practice among its Canadian competitors (and among postcard publishers in most other countries as well).

Warwick was the first Canadian firm to enter the field with Canadian-made coloured cards, leading the way in three-colour and four-colour printing processes and making available the highest class of color printing at a popular price.

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