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Catalog Number 1978.79.1.2
Object Name Envelope
Title Envelope to Mr. R.L. Allan of Guelph
Date 07/13/1978
Year Range from 1978
Year Range to 1978
Description Envelope for Registered Letter to Mr. R.L. Allan. Stamped July 13, 1978. Rectangular white cardboard with blue printed lettering on both side. Inside of envelope is light blue.
Front of Envelope is addressed to: "Mr. R.L. Allan, 80 Suffolk St. Apt.2, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2J2, Canada". Printed above address: "Registered Letter Recommande / This letter must be handed to a Post Office official and a receipt obtained. In upper right corner are three British stamps with Queen Elizabeth's profile on them: 1 P [pence] red stamp; 20 P brown stamp; and a 1/2 P. blue stamp. In upper left corner are two stamps. One is rectangular white with blue print: "R Birkenhead 24 / No. 4198".
Below this is an blue Airmail Stamp.
Back of envelope has sender information: "E. Manrow or Marrow, 8 Beryl Rd. Noctorum, Birkenhead L43 9RT, Merseyside, England."
On right side, printed in blue is information on Payment for "Inland" mail and "Overseas" mail. Below this is printed "G. Size Envelope."
At top or left side of back are three stamps, one red and two black. One in black in upper corner reads: "Guelph 13 VII 1978 Ontario."
People Allan, R.L.
Search Terms Suffolk Street
Subjects COMMUNICATION
STAMP COLLECTING
Dimensions 15.25 x 9.4 cm. - L x W