1896 Starrat, Ontario (AP 23) ties 3c, 5c Small Queen on cover to Toronto, paying 8c registered letter rate.
Reverse with Royston, Ontario (AP 24), two Starrat, two RPO ON-152, “Gravenhurst & North Bay MC GTR / No. 1” RF “D”, and Toronto bs.
Starrat is in Parry Sound District.
The Royston, Ontario split ring is also Parry Sound District and a NEW EARLIEST REPORTED DATE (ERD), beating the old listing of DE 17 1897.by 8 months.