Letter sent from Sylt August 1931, aboard the flight to US, then posted in Chicago and sent to New York. On front typed “GRÖNLAND WAL D-2053 / LIST a/Sylt-Chicago / 1931” instead of the cachet. This letter has been posted in Reykjavik a paid with a 7 aur Althing issue tied by “REYKJAVIK 10.VIII.31. 18” and US 2¢ paying the postage from Chicago back to Germany. Rare pioneer air mail sent from Iceland. Flown by von Gronau via Greenland Scoresbysund and Godthaab. With pilot Gronau’s signature.
Postcard sent from Auerbach 18 February 1922 to Julianehaab, Greenland. Postcard written in Esperanto, a most unusual destination for a Esperanto letter.
Picture postcard sent from Holsteinsborg 28 May 1938 to Hellerup, with 7 øre yellowgreen wavy-line adhesive tied by Copenhagen TMS 19 July 1938. Transit cachet oval “GRØNLANDS / STYRELSE” DAKA 24 in purple.
Parcel letter sent from Copenhagen 10 May 1865 to Egedesminde, Greenland. Sent with Briggen “Mariane” which was in Greenland voyages from 1839 to 1869. The ship ran aground 7 May 1869 on the rocks the fake Kookøer 4 mil north of Nuuk, no one died, but wrecked. The letter is complete, including St. Croix Rhum. Noted “25” in blue crayon, the number on the ship mail list. Beautifully preserved.
Postcard sent from Wittenberge (Potsdam) 31 October 1923 to Godthaab bearing fur 5 MILLIONEN inflation stamps tied by Wittenberge CDS. Rare destination for an infla cover.