1. & 2. Verdenskrig

Færøerne, 1940
Registered letter sent to the British Consulate at Thorshavn with “Radio-Hilsen” 14. December 1940 from Andefjord, with collecting office star-removed cancel ANDEFJORD and receiving mark THORSHAVN 14.12.1940 16-17 and registration label Thorshavn 308. Envelope with the note RADIO HILSEN, this year only, BBC had agreed to broadcast Christmas Greetings to relatives in Denmark. The fee was 5 Kr. - and should be sent to the British Consulate and this letter contained a note of 5 Kr. Letter rate 20 øre plus 30 øre registration fee.
DKK 4.460,00
Færøerne, 1935
Envelope from Faroe Islands November 1935 via Edinburgh to Copenhagen, Denmark and bearing a 15 øre red Hans Christian Andernsen adhesive, tied by EDINBURGH 23 NOV 1935 machine cancel and 1-line mark PAQUEBOT italic type, alongside 3-line ship mark - Via Leith / med / S/S Island, a scarce ship mark in very fine condition.
DKK 2.980,00
Færøerne, 1944
Air mail letter sent from Fresno to LD Hansen, the then postmaster of Thorshavn 7 October 1944. American resealing censor tape for resealing, censormarks DOT and single BAR, dot for the need for censorship to be done, and a bar to confirm the letter has been censored. Thorshavn receiving mark on reverse.
DKK 1.490,00
Færøerne, 1945
Letter sent from Thorshavn to Reykjavik 3 February 1945 bearing a 20 øre King Chr. X, tied by CDS “THORSHAVN”. Examined in England with British resealing tape “P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER 5010”.
DKK 1.490,00
Færøerne, 1941
Letter sent from Thorshavn 30. April 1941 to Copenhagen, Denmark, bearing a “20 20”/5 øre provisional issue tied by “THORSHAVN 30.4.1941 9-13” cds. British resealing tape “P.C. 90 / OPENED BY / EXAMINER 4461 and Danish resealing tape and censor mark in red, most of these letters are with German instead of Danish censorship. In Dimmalætting 16 April 1941, it was announced that mail service to Denmark for ordinary letters was open from 16. April 1941, this letter sent only 5 days after the announcement in Dimmalætting.
DKK 4.460,00
Færøerne, 1929
Telegram from Nykjøbing Sjælland and sent expedited in Thorshavn 5 October 1929. Stamped with oval cachet “DET STORE NORDISKE TELEGRAF-SELSKAB / THORSHAVN / 5 OKT 1929”.
DKK 1.860,00
Færøerne, 1940
Official letter “Færøernes Politikreds” to the Minystry of Justice in Copenhagen, with oval stamp “FÆRÖ AMT” on reverse, bearing a 15 øre Caravel issue tied by “STATSMINISTERIET 18.MAR.1940” when arriving in Copenhagen. Probabliy sent in courier mail bag aboard “Islands Falk” leaving Thorshavn 12 March and arriving Copenhagen 18 March. Only a few letters are known sent from Faroe Islands with “STATSMINISTERIET” postmark. The reason for not cancelling the letters before arrival in Copenhagen was in order that the stamps could be used for forwarding the letters to the addressee.
DKK 18.600,00
Færøerne, 1943
Registered air mail letter from Thorshavn 13. October 1943 to Chicago, USA. 2nd letter rate 40 øre up to 20 grams plus 25 øre per following 20 grams, 65 øre plus 30 øre registration fee plus 510 øre for 6x 85 øre airmail surcharge for each 5 grams, total correct postage 605 øre. British censorship resealing tape “OPENED BY / EXAMINER / 7115 / P.C.90.”.
DKK 2.230,00
Færøerne, 1930
Telefon-Telegramm to the wedding couple Dahl, at Saltangeraa, 4 June (no year).
DKK 740,00
Færøerne, 1940
Registered letter sent to the British Consulate at Thorshavn with “Radio-Hilsen” 14. December 1940 from Andefjord. This year only, BBC had agreed to broadcast Christmas Greetings to relatives in Denmark. The fee was 5 Kr. - and should be sent to the British Consulate and this letter contained a note of 5 Kr. Letter rate 20 øre plus 30 øre registration fee.
DKK 5.580,00
Færøerne, 1945
Air mail letter sent from Fresno to LD Hansen, the then postmaster of Thorshavn 10 February 1945. American resealing censor tape for resealing, censormarks DOT and double BAR, dot for the need for censorship to be done, and a bar to confirm the letter has been censored. Thorshavn receiving mark on reverse.
DKK 1.490,00
Færøerne, 1943
Censored airmail letter sent from Copenhagen to Thorshavn 17 September 1943, franked with 260 øre, 20 aur letter rate + 3x80 øre air mail surcharge. With German, British Bermuda (I.C) and U.S. censor ship and resealing tapes, transit New York 9 December 1943 on reverse.
DKK 2.980,00