Correpondences : The Wilson Covers 1911-38
William Thomas Wilson, Birmingham, collector and dealer, 1847 - 1932.

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WILSON, William Thomas 1847-1932. b. in Ireland. As a dealer (he) went to USA in 1893 and bought the De Coppet collection of Mexico. Published 'The Postmarks of Mexico 1856-72' [1927]. Acted in Birmingham as sole agent, outside India, for P.S. of India, and as its joint publisher with Higginbotham & Co of Madras. Was also agent for The Scott Stamp and Coin Co. Close friend of EL Pemberton. For a short time in partnership with TW Cheveley, the philatelic auctioneer. From 1902 he was in partnership with his son, FE Wilson, an authority on Belgian stamps." (from: Who Was Who in Philately)


The W.T. Wilson cover were mostly franked with complete sets of stamps in earlier years which was rather common then. Later high values of stamps were used.
I'm not sure about W.T. Wilson to whom the 1938 covers are addressed. But maybe we'll find out with the help of our readers! Roland



Who is the following W.T. Wilson? The address is now Royal House, Sutton Coldfield (near Birmingham).
Maybe somebody can help me.


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