McCoy Printing Company
According to Michael J. Smith and William P. Angley in their “The McCoy Printing Company Picture Postcard Handbook, 1900–1910”, Lonzo Fisher McCoy, founder of The McCoy Printing Company, got his start while working for P.D. Ayer & Co. of Moncton, New Brunswick, a postcard publisher in the early 20th century. He subsequently set up his own printing company and began publishing postcards from Moncton.
My personal interest is in the company’s patriotic postcards. The series numbers below are from the Smith & Angley handbook.
Series 6 features a local image set in an Art Nouveau-style frame with a flourish of maple leaves, and has the text “Private Post Card" set in a similar Art Nouveau style back. The series has been seen with the earliest usage of August 31, 1905.
The standard series comes in two printing colours, grey and green, with a variation in red also illustrated.
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