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The Early Universal Machine Cancellations: Picton

The first postal marking machine used at Picton was a Universal Type II rented at $150/annum. According to the the Report of the Auditor General, this rental began April 14, 1914. This rental continued through March 31, 1919.

The dater hub is about 22mm in diameter, and its right side is about 8-9mm from the start of the obliterator.

7-line wavy -~- EKU: 1914-07-13 (1337), LKU: 1919-02-13 (1035)

JUL 13 19143:30PM1¢ postcard to Forest OH
DEC 24 19146 PM1¢ postcard to Fenelon Falls
OCT 20 19156 PM3¢ letter to Greenwood, Hogg & Little corner
JAN 24 19163:30 PM2¢ postcard to East Lake
MAY 23 19166 PM3¢ letter to Milford
AUG 24 19163:30 PM3¢ letter to Smith Falls
FEB 13 19199 AM3¢ letter to South Bend IN