Air Mail service erected due to frozen waters. Letter sent from Holte to Struer 10 February 1922 bearing two 20 øre Christian X issue, paying 20 øre letter rate and 20 øre Air Mail charge. The plane flew between Aarhus-Samsø and Kalundborg. The Air Force established a tent camp at Gisseløre near Kalundborg and an “Airport” was made directly on the ice.
Dansk Vestindien, 1917
Envelope sent within Christiansted 10 April 1917. Mixed franking transition letter 1.4.1917 – 30.9.1917 with 10 BIT King Frederik VIII and 1 & 2 CENTs US (3¢ = 15 BIT), overfranked and philatelic.
Dansk Vestindien, 1917
Postcard from Frederiksport at Frederiksted, St. Croix March 31st, 1917 with a scenery from Last Honors to Old Dannebrog, Fredericksport, St. Croix. March 31st, 1917. A Ovesen, Photo, St. Croix.
Letter from Ivigtut 8 October 1941 to New South Wales, Australia. Two 15 øre King Christian X tied by IVIGTUT 8.10.1941, Australian resealing tape Opened by Censor 2 and boxed censor stamp 2 / PASSED BY CENSOR 1193. Sent by a Mr. Zielke from San Francisco. Mail from Greenland via US was not censored at this time prior to Pearl Harbor attack December 1941.
Letter from Godthaab 8 August 1940 to San Francisco, USA. King Christian X 5 øre, 10 øre and 15 øre tied by CDS GODTHAAB –8-8-1940 and on arrival in US, a straight line cancel ”PAQUEBOT struck on front. 30 øre was the rate to US and Canada during WWII, from July 1940 until May 1945 for letters under 20 gram.
Færøerne, 1941, 246, 2A,6A
Airmail letter from Thorshavn 2 May 1941 to Copenhagen, Denmark bearing 190 øre stamps in postage, three 20/1 øre and two 60 øre provisional issue 1941 and two 5 øre wavy-line issue, tied by cds “THORSHAVN 2.5.41 17-19” with receving mark “VANLØSE 21.7.41 12,00” struck on front. 20 øre letter rate plus 2x 85 øre airmail surcharge making 190 øre correct franking. British resealing tape “P.C. 90 / OPENED BY / EXAMINER 4461” and German “Geöffnet b” resealing tape and censormark in red. Envelope slightly cut at top.
16 Aur-value, black print, imperforate, thin smooth paper. Small faults. FACIT does list a black proof in vertical pair with 5 aur, rare.
Dansk Vestindien, 1898, 11y
Letter franked with 10 cents bicoloured inverted frame VII printing from Christiansted to Copenhagen December 19, 1898 tied by Christiansted cds. 10 cents UPU rate. St. Thomas transit and Copenhagen arrival mark on reverse. A fine cover.
Dansk Vestindien, 1896, 5
2 Cents envelope wm III with additional 1 cent bicoloured VIII printing from Frederiksted to Bassin September 23, 1896 tied by Frederiksted cds and Christiansted arrival mark on reverse. Local rate 3 cents, unusual item.
Dansk Vestindien, 1894, 10
Letter from St. Thomas to Assens January 9, 1894 franked with a pair of 5 cents bicoloured VI printing to make up the 10 cents UPU rate. Possible earliest reported use of VI printing.
Holsted Postkontor receipt dated 13 December 1924. 5 Kr. King Christian violet, single franking, paying for 125 postcards for local distribution each at 4 øre. Small tear in form not visible from the front. Postkvittering udstedt af Holsted Postkontor den 13 December 1924, gebyret betalt med et enkelt 5 Kr. Kong Christian X violet, som betaling for udsendelse af 125 stk. adresseløse brevkort til 4 øre pr. stk. Ekstrem sjælden anvendelse med enkeltfrankering af 5 kr. Christian X 1920. Ubetydelig lille rift i formularen som er understøttet med hængsel.
Internee letter sent from POW machinest Wende aboard the Zeppelin L-4 that crashed near the lighthouse at Blåvands Huk NW of Esbjerg on February 17th 1915, same day L-3 crashed on the Island of Fanø. The crew was interned near Odense, and letters from these internees are quite scarce and desired among Zeppelin collectors.
Letter sent from Copenhagen to Præstø 5 April 1865 bearing a 4 sk. 1864-issue III printing tied by numeral “1” alongside “KIØBENHAVN KB 5/4” CDS. The stamp is illegally affixed in the lower left corner. In order to avoid the postal clerk to “earn an extra 2 sk.” in case the letter was endorsed by a “franco” marking and had received the 6 sk. in cash, the regulations stipulated a full charge of 6 sk., and at this time the stamps attached were detracted from the charge, thus 2 sk. due by the addressee marked in red crayon with a “2”.
Danmark, 1873, 18
Transatlantic letter from Copenhagen to Baltimore Maryland August 25, 1873 and then forwarded poste restante to Vienna in Austria. Transit marks New York, Baltimore and Vienna. Boxed “Via Tydskland”. Despite some small perforation faults, this is a very unusual transatlantic letter.
Danmark, 1872, 16, 18
Postal 4 sk. stationery envelope sent from Copenhagen to Brussels 22 June 1872, additional franked with 2 sk. and two 4 sk. bicoloured issues, the 4 sk. originally attached as separated to the envelope. Rare usage to Belgium, besides it's also sent to the legendary Belgian Stamp dealer “J. B. Moens”
Soldier's letter sent from Lysabild, Als to Korsør 16 March 1864 and inside dated 10 March 1864. Stamped “FELTPOST NO. 1 P1 16/3” and charged “6” sk. in red crayon.
Dansk Vestindien, 1914
Registered letter from St. Thomas to Copenhagen franked with 1 Fr. Harbour View issue with additional franking of 5 and 20 BIT King Frederik VIII issue. Rare letter.
Hviderusland - Belarus, 1862
Letter sent from Friedrichstadt to Copenhagen and then re-directed to Stettin 13 May 1862. For the forwarding the Danish share marked in red crayon 1 1/4 Sch. C and due 4 1/4 in blue ink for the Mecklenburg by the addressee. Unusual letter.
Island, 1939, tj 43
PRINTED MATTER Official letter from Reykjavik to Vík í Myrdal April 9, 1941 franked with a single overprinted Pjónusta 10 aur King Christian X issue. Rate 10 aur for printed matters weighing up to 50 grams. Rare