A new addition to the W.G. MacFarlane Series 72 cards has been added. This card features Vancouver BC scenes as a special pull-out series with multiple views. It has been postally used, which requires 2¢ postage, although the date is not legible.
This W.G. MacFarlane postcard series with Evangeline’s profile, showing “Cape Blomidon, near Wolfville, N.S.” The card was mailed from Wolfville on July 23, 1902 with a 1¢ QV stamps to Westport Point, Massachusetts, USA.
Below, the reverse of the card, with a July 24 receiver.
Another early W.G. MacFarlane patriotic postcard, card no. 26 from Series 24B, showing the pink version of the City of Halifax crest, has been added. This card has the earliest Private Mailing Card back, mailed June 23, 1903 from Halifax with a 2¢ QV numeral stamp (a week before the KEVII stamps were issued), to Argentina. The card bears a June 25th NYC transit marking.
A new page showing early MacFarlane view cards has been added, including this 1902 example.
A new MacFarlane patriotic postcard series, number 9, showing the crest of Britsh Columbia, has been added.
A new unused W.G. MacFarlane Yukon patriotic card has been added, showing Indigenous basket venders.
The listing for W.G. MacFarlane’s patriotic postcard Series 8A & 8B, showing the crest of the Yukon, has been updated.
The listing for W.G. MacFarlane’s patriotic postcard Series 10, showing Manitoba’s provincial crest, has been expanded, with the addition of an unlisted card, shown at left.
W.G. MacFarlane’s Series 72, with a collection of pull-out scenes in a heavier card stock folder, have been updated to the current site format.
A new card from W.G. MacFarlane’s Series 79, as listed in Mike Smith’s The W.G. MacFarlane Picture Postcard Handbook 1902–1910
has been added to this site. The card has a very high level of printing quality, includes embossing, and was postally used in 1908.
This patriotic W.G. MacFarlane postcard has been added to the site, along with a new Series 17 page, which illustrates cards from the City of Calgary.
I’ve updated the site by moving across the W.G. MacFarlane cards to the current site format. I’ll add some additional depth to this material in future updates.