Often it is the exotic airmail route or destination, or the registered cover with dozens of markings, which attracts the attention of postal historians. With this lot, it was a printed matter wrapper with advertising. How many have each of us thrown away? This lot opened well over our estimate and sold for $275.
Canada #35 1¢ yellow Small Queen on lovely Topley Studio Illustrated wrapper, mailed from Ottawa to Illinois. Inscribed "Paid Book Post. Printed Matter only." Fine-very fine. Estimate $150, realized $316 including premium.