Dansk Vestindien, 1905, 8B
50 BIT EFTERPORTO stamp large multiple of 40, mint never hinged, perforation 14 x 14 1/2, AFA 8B (catalogvalue dkk 18.000), some split perfs., rare multiple.
Dansk Vestindien, 1904, 22
Postcard from St. Thomas 28 August 1904 to Copenhagen, Denmark. 2¢ Coat-of-Arms red tied by ST: THOMAS 28/8 1904 LAP2 and KJØBENHAVN V. 18.9.04.OMB.O receiving mark on front. 2¢ UPU postcard rate from 1.1.1902 – 14.7.1905.
Dansk Vestindien, 1907, 32
Registered letter from St. Thomas 8 June 1907 to Dresden, Germany. 5 Francs St. Thomas Harbour issue tied with ST. THOMAS 8/6 1907 LAP4, alongside registration mark R / ST. THOMAS D.V.I. / NO 6073 Engström type 7 and Berlin and Kötzschenbroda receiving mark on reverse. Overfranked and philatelic use.
Dansk Vestindien, 1910
5 BIT King Frederik VIII stationery card from Frederiksted 2 February 1910 to Mannheim, Germany. On back a photo tied with marching soldiers in Fredriksted. Photo’s affixed on cards are quite unusual. Engström PC13 – FG4E, nick in foot of E in BREVKORT.
Dansk Vestindien, 1906
Registered letter from Christiansted 5 March 1906 to Boston, USA. 40 BIT and 25 BIT King Christian IX issue tied by CDS “CHRISTIANSTED 5/3 1906” and boxed Anbefalet Engström type 11 registration mark “Dansk Vestindien / R / No. 1081” in purple, and corrected with manuscript St. Thomas “2547” below, transit mark St. Thomas and New York receiving mark on reverse. Letter rate 40 BIT UPU rate to US 15.7.1905 – 30.9.1907 plus 25 BIT registration fee, correct 65 BIT postage paid. After 1.10.1907 USA was 25 BIT 1500 miles rate.
Dansk Vestindien, 1866
Letter from Nantes to St. Thomas 14 April 1866 to Carupano, care of St. Thomas agent. Routing instruction Voie d’Angleterre, stamped P.P. and London transit AP16, with receiving mark closed ring ST. THOMAS A MY2 66 on reverse. Charged 4d due, the letter has been forwarded to Carupano, Venezuela. From Southampton RMSPC SEINE arriving 1 May at St. Thomas. A most unusual mixed franking with French and British postage.
Dansk Vestindien, 1870
Envelope from St. Thomas 1870-80 to New York, USA. US 10¢ brown Jefferson cancelled with N.YORK / STEAMSHIP MAY 20 and ST. THOMAS 14/5 ANT2 narrow O.
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, P13
50 cents bicoloured normal frame, pos. 99-100, imperforate pair with large margins from lower right sheet corner. Proof without watermark and gum. Rare.
Dansk Vestindien, 1905, 31
2 Francs St. Thomas Harbour, hinged, with imperforate right sheet margin. Extremely rare.
Dansk Vestindien, 1902
Single postcard “1 CENT 1901” on 2¢ blue 5 lines, Frame Group 3F, sent from Christiansted 27 January 1902 to St. Croix. Genuine usage, rare on the provisional cards.
Dansk Vestindien, 1810
Entire dated St. Croix 5 March 1810 to Aberdeen, Scotland and Edinburgh datestamp in red “APR / W / 8 / M / 1810”. Packet rate West Indies to Falmouth 1/1d, Falmouth to Aberdeen inland rate 600-700 miles 1/4d, total 2/5 charged by addressee. Only one of two blue impression of this postmark known, and this is the finest of the two. This being a single letter, the other a double rate letter, both sent at exactly the same date.
Price on request
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.
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.
Dansk Vestindien, 1911, 37
Local printed matter “BUSINESS PAPERS” sent from Christiansted to Frederiksted 5 September 1911, bearing a 10 BIT King Frederik VIII issued tied by CDS “CHRISTIANSTED”. Double rate printed matter 10 BIT. Only a very few commercial printed matters are known sent locally within DWI.
Dansk Vestindien, 1911, 24,26,41
Registered letter sent from Christiansted 1 February 1911 to Nakskov, Denmark. Fourth letter rate, 25 BIT plus 3x 15 BIT each 20 grams = 70 BIT plus registration 25 BIT; 95 BIT correct franking with three 20 BIT, 5 BIT King Christian IX and 30 BIT King Frederik VIII adhesives (AFA 24,26,41) tied by “CHRISTIANSTED 1/2 1911”. Registration mark Engström Type 10 “ - / - / R / No. 1719” entirely drawn in hand and only recorded in February/August 1911, only few examples recorded. New York transit mark on reverse.
Dansk Vestindien, 1914
Printed matter – Cards Only – from St. Jan 5 April 1906 to New York, U.S.A. 10 BIT red King Christian IX tied by ST. JAN 5/4 1906 ANT2. 10 BIT double rate printed matter rate 15.6.1905 – 31.3.1917.
Dansk Vestindien, 1900, 11
Letter St. Thomas 5 April 1900 to Sydney, Australia. Sent to a 2nd mate at ship „Mount Stewart”. As ship must have left, the letter has been forwarded around the world with lots of postmarks on reverse. Officially opened and returned via Denmark back to St. Thomas where it arrived back on 27 May 1901, travelling more than a year around the world for only 10¢. Extremely rare finding such a cover from Danish West Indies, stamp however with faults but having traveled for a year this is unavoidable.
Dansk Vestindien, 1909
“Dansk Vestindien” 30 BIT Coupon-Réponse International issued St. Thomas 18.10.1909. Type II, Rome Issue. Only six recorded, horizontal fold below.