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.
Local letter from Fyns Stiftamtsstue dated 10 July 1852 to Odense. Postage paid with 4 RBS Thiele I (envelope folded through stamp), tied and cancelled with what I believe what has happened, is that the clerk has taken the cover, flipped it over and then pressed the corner with the stamp onto the ink pad. I have never seen similar way of cancelling in the past. A most unusual method of cancellation.
Postcard sent from Hamburg 8 August 1913 to Halle, Germany. With 3pf DR and scene from Thorshavn harbour, from the Nordlandfahrten der Hamburg-Amerika Linie with the steamer VICTORIA LUISE, arrived at Thorshavn 8 August 1913.
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.
Telegram received 6 December 1914 at Thorshavn to Vaag from Aarhus, Denmark. Stamped with DET STORE NORDISKE TELEGRAFSELSKAB / 6 DEC 1914.
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, 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.
Danmark, 1863, 9
4 sk. 1863 rouletted, strip of 4 and 3 tied on piece, beautifully cancelled with purple ink crosses.
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.
Danmark, 1890, 25
Advertising envelope “Allgemeine Zeitung” sent from Copenhagen to Veile, bearing an 8 øre bicolored perf. 14 x 13 ½. A rare and unusual advertising envelope with a page from a newspaper printed.
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.
Danmark, 1852, DAKA 1
Letter sheet sent from Copenhagen 28 May 1852 to Berlin. Prepaid “26” sk. marked upper right corner, convention transit mark “Aus Daenemarck d. Mecklenburg” in black struck on front and on reverse transit marks “OSTBAHN 29.5 – III T.”, two-ring “BERLIN-HAMBURG 29 5” and boxed “BROMBERG / BAHNHOF / 30 5”.
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.
Letter sent from Haslev to Copenhagen 3. November 1870 bearing a 4 sk. Arms type 1864-isssue tied by CDS Lap VIa-1 “HASLEV 3.11.1870” in black ink. Only recorded LAP VIa-1 Haslev on letter.
Danish Adressekort from Korsør to “Inspektionsskibet „Ingolf” in Greenland waters 23 July 1937 via Grønlands Styrelse. Danish rate 40 øre, rate to Greenland 3-5 kilo kr. 1,90 charged. Mail to the Military ships, should always be sent to Copenhagen’s Letter/Parcel Office and from there sent to the ship, here via Grønlands Styrelse for transport to Greenland.
Island, 1897, 19B/19BI
"Block of four with Provisional Ze-tenant "Prir" SMALL / LARGE overprint perforation 12 3/4, cancelled with “REYKJAVIK 14.11.1897” CDS. Only 3-4 used blocks of four recorded, this could well be the best preserved and well centred stamps and nicely cancelled."
10 aur Airmail Parliament 1000 years, official stamp overprinted “Pjonustumerki” in pair. Variety with only one of the stamps overprinted. As far as I have found out, such a pair has not previously been reported.
4 øre Correspondence-Card with additional 4 øre bicolored, with one of the stamps stamped by 3-line “P. F. Hald, Algade 13, AALBORG”, an early example of perfin !
Early stage proof of ornamentation alone in brownish violet, on blue green stock with smooth surface.