Wilson Postcard Checklist
The following checklist references Henry Gates’ study and supplements that work with varieties shown in red text. I would be happy to add to this list if you have additional cards not noted here. The designation “ERD” is an attempt to record the Earliest Recorded Date of postal usage of each card.

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WLS-P01
ERD June 22, 1897
Card No.   Printer's Imprint PPC No.
No Gates listing No Gates listing No Gates listing
P-1 No imprint PPC No. 11
P-2 No imprint
No Address Box
PPC No. 11

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WLS-P02 Type I
ERD January 20, 1898
Card No.   Printer's Imprint PPC No.
P-1 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Uncoloured space for stamp omitted
Wilson advertisement on back
P-2 No Imprint PPC No. 1
"What is the matter with this little flag?" on back
P-3 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Same as P-2, on thick card
P-4 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Uncoloured space for stamp has perforated border
and text "1.¢ Stamp Here"
P-5 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Uncoloured space for stamp has rectangular border
Non-Wilson advertisement on back
P-6 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Uncoloured space for stamp omitted
No advertisement on back
P-8 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Uncoloured space for stamp has rectangular border
J.C. Wilson advertisement on back
for full product range
P-9 No Imprint PPC No. 1
Uncoloured space for stamp omitted
Uncoloured address panels have rounded ends
instead of square ends

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WLS-P02 Type II
ERD May 12, 1898
Card No.   Printer's Imprint PPC No. Card Back
P-1 No Imprint PPC No. 2
P-2 Imprint B PPC No. 3
P-3 Imprint C PPC No. 3
P-4 Imprint B PPC No. 9
P-5 Imprint C PPC No. 11
P-6 Imprint C PPC No. 13
P-7 No Imprint PPC No. 13
P-8 No Imprint PPC No. 2 Song Back No. 2

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WLS-P03 Type I & II
ERD May 13, 1898
Card No.   Printer's Imprint No. of
Lion's
Eyes Open
PPC No.
P-1 Imprint A 2 PPC No. 4
P-2 Imprint B 2 PPC No. 6
P-3 Imprint C 2 PPC No. 6
P-4 Imprint C 1 PPC No. 6
P-5 Imprint C 1 PPC No. 6
Colour B
P-6 Imprint A 2 PPC No. 5
P-7 Imprint C (1899) 2 PPC No. 4
P-8 Imprint C 1 PPC No. 4
P-9 Imprint C 2 PPC No. 4
P-10 Imprint C 1 PPC No. 4
Colour B
P-11 Imprint C 2 PPC No. 11

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WLS-P04
ERD November 28, 1898
Card No.   Printer's Imprint PPC No.
P-1 Imprint B PPC No. 7

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WLS-P05
ERD August 14, 1898
Card No.   Printer's Imprint No. of
Stripes
PPC No.
P-1 Imprint C 7 PPC No. 8
P-2 Imprint C 8 PPC No. 8
P-3 Imprint C 7 PPC No. 11

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WLS-P06 Type I
ERD May 18, 1898
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  No. of  
Eyes
Open 
No. of  
Red
 Stripes 
PPC No. Card Back
P-1 Imprint A 2 8 PPC No. 5
P-2 Imprint B 2 8 PPC No. 6
P-3 Imprint C 1 7 PPC No. 4
P-4 Imprint C 1 7 PPC No. 4 Wilson advertisement
on back (2 types)
P-5 Imprint C 2 7 PPC No. 4
P-6 Imprint B 2 8 PPC No. 6 Wilson advertisement
on back
P-7 Imprint C 1 7 PPC No. 4 Song Back No. 5

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WLS-P06 Type II
ERD June 19, 1898
Card No.   Printer's Imprint  PPC No.
P-1 Imprint C PPC No. 4
P-2 Imprint C PPC No. 4
Wilson advertisement on back
(two varieties)
P-3 Imprint C PPC No. 4
Masts of ship uncoloured
P-4 Imprint C PPC No. 11
Private Post Card text omitted

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WLS-P07 Types I & II
ERD September 1, 1899
Card No.  Printer's Imprint Type PPC No.
P-1 Imprint C (1898) Type I PPC No. 4
P-2 Imprint C (1899) Type I PPC No. 4
P-3 Imprint C (1899) Type II PPC No. 4

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WLS-P08 Type I
ERD September 4, 1899
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  Type  PPC No.  Card Back
P-1 Imprint C (1898) Type I PPC No. 4 Blank
P-2 Imprint C (1898) Type I PPC No. 4 Song Back No. 15

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WLS-P08 Type II
ERD November 1, 1899
Card No. Printer's Imprint Type PPC No.
P-1 Imprint C Type II PPC No. 4
P-2 Imprint C Type II PPC No. 11

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WLS-P09 Type I
ERD January 11, 1900
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  PPC No.  Card Back
P-1 Imprint C (1899) PPC No. 4 Blank
P-2 Imprint C (1899) PPC No. 4 Song Back No. 13

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WLS-P09 Type II
ERD July 20, 1903
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  PPC No. 
No Gates listing No Gates listing No Gates listing

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WLS-P10
ERD July 20, 1901
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  PPC No.
No Gates listing No Gates listing No Gates listing
P-1 Imprint C (1899) PPC No. 4

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WLS-P11
ERD September 3, 1901
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  PPC No.
P-1 Imprint C (1899) PPC No. 6

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WLS-P12
ERD April 6, 1901
Card No.  Printer's Imprint  PPC No.
No Gates listing No Gates listing No Gates listing
P-1 Imprint C (1900) PPC No. 4

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WLS-P13
ERD October 5, 1901
Card No. Printer's Imprint PPC No.
No Gates listing No Gates listing No Gates listing
P-1 Imprint C (1900) No. 4