Canada UX3


Union Postale Universelle

Canada Post Card

The Address Only to be Written on this Side

2 cents Queen Victoria

unused

British American Bank Note Co. Montreal

Design first engraved and printed in 1879

in Montreal until 1888, then in Ottawa





Canada Post Card

Pre-printed 2¢ stamp detail


The Universal Postal Union (in french, Union Postale Universelle, as shown on this card), was established in 1878, growing out of the 1874 General Postal Union. Canada became a member on July 1, 1878.