Dansk Vestindien, 1891
Letter sent from St. Thomas to Jersey City 27 February 1891 bearing a 10 cents V printing tied by “St. Thomas” CDS and NY transit and Jersey City arrival mark on reverse. Shipped aboard the steamer s.s. “Smeaton Tower”.
DKK 1.860,00
Island, 1931
Postcard sent from Budapest 23 June 1931 to Hamburg with “Graf Zeppelin” passing through Reykjavik, with Friedrichshafen and Reykjavik Transit marks and “Icelandfahrt 1931” cachet on front. Attractive piece.
DKK 1.860,00
Schleswig-Holstein, 1808
Napoleonic War. Royal Service Letter “K.D.S.” sent from Trittau 3 November 1808 to Tremsbüttel, noted “K.D.S. p o d s” and the “p o d s” it not yet known what it means.
DKK 1.490,00
Tranquebar, 1842
Letter sent from Tranquebar to Negapatam 16 July 1842 stamped with boxed “TRANQUEBAR Paid” mark and sent during the Danish time before the British reigned from 1845. Nicely restored in order to preserve the letter. Rare.
DKK 11.160,00
Færøerne, 1952
PORKERE removed-star cancel on 25 øre King Frederik IX issue tied on piece. Superb strike of scarcest of all removed-star cancels from the Faroe Islands.
DKK 1.670,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1903
4 cents bicolored III printing 1901 in pair beautifully cancelled with “CHRISTIANSTED 5.6.1903” date stamp. One short perf.
DKK 1.120,00
Island, 1892
50 aur bicolored oval issue a beautiful “ISAFJÖRDUR” date stamp. Rarely found in this quality.
DKK 1.670,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1910, 37
Postcard from St. Thomas 28 December 1910 to Svebølle, Denmark. 10 BIT King Frederik and Christmas Seal 1910 tied by “ST. THOMAS 28/12 1910” paying the 10 BIT UPU postcard rate.
DKK 1.860,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1875
Printed matter posted though the British post office at St. Thomas 2 July 1870 to Demerara British Guiana. GB 1d plate 125 tied by “C51” and datestamped “ST. THOMAS / A / JY 2 / 70 / PAID” 1-ring in red ink and with receiving mark “DEMERARA / JY 7 / 70”. Sent with British RMSPC “ARNO” on route 3. Front only with upper flap.
DKK 4.460,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1840
Letter sheet from St. Thomas 25 July 1840 to Marseille. “OUTRE-MER / PAUILLAC 25 AOUT 40” in red stamped and charged 15 decimes due by addressee. Routing instruction “P. Paquebot Bordelaire” on front.
DKK 2.230,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1851
Entire dated St. Thomas 14. September 1855 to Caracas, Venezuela. Sent through and stamped with “FOREIGN LETTER OFFICE - ST. THOMAS” on reverse. Routing instruction “pr. Isabel”, Venezuelan receiving mark struck on front and charged “2” reales due by addressee. Merchants in St. Thomas maintained the office from 1846 to 1860. Mail was bagged and shipped by private packets to avoid high charges of inconvenient schedules.
DKK 5.950,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1880, 6
Entire dated St. Thomas 8. August 1884 to St. Croix, bearing 3¢ IV printing tied by CDS “ST. THOMAS 8/8 1884” DAKA Ant. 3 “wide O”, and receiving mark “CHRISTIANSTED 9/8 1884” DAKA Ant. 3 on reverse.
DKK 2.600,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1862
Unpaid letter dated St. Thomas 13 June 1862 to Bordeaux, France. Loose packet letter sent with RMS „SHANNON” arriving and stamped “SOUTHAMPTON / PACKET LETTER / JU28 1862”, rare on letters. London Anglo-French accounting mark “GB // 1F60c” and charged double 8c rate “16” decimes charged. Right side of envelope stained.
DKK 3.720,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1884, 10
"Lettersheet St. Thomas 25. April 1884 til Bordeaux, Frankrig. To 5 ¢ II. udskrivning bundet af CDS "ST. THOMAS 25/4 1884 "DAKA Ant. 3 bred "O". Routing instruktion "pr. Steamer via Southampton ", Fransk" CALAIS A PARIS 12 MAI 84 "og Bordeaux receing mark. Lodret fold i kuvert gennem to venstre frimærker."
DKK 930,00
Danmark, 1858, 3
Entire with 2 sk. 1855 issue on foot-post letter, tied by numeral 1 Copenhagen, Foot Post mark “F: 3 2/7 58 P:” in blue, Skilling type 6. Box letter as stamped with Compass mark KB, unusual and very fresh and attractive letter.
DKK 2.980,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1900, 16
Printed matter envelope from Frederiksted 23 September 1900 to Bethlehem, USA. Pair of Coat-of-Arms 1¢ tied by CDS “FREDERIKSTED 23/9 1900”. Rate 2¢ from 1.4.1879 – 31.12.1901.
DKK 1.190,00
Danmark, 1921
10 øre King Christian X postcard (Skilling EB48 – Fabr. 56-H) sent from Copenhagen 7 DECEMBER 1921 to Balle. Cancelled with Copenhagen cancellation machine Sylby & Pondorf, First Day of use with blue ink on 7. December 1921, the ink from a German supplier according to Flemming Hansen’s book on page 67.
DKK 740,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1805
Entire dated St. Thomas 30 June 1805 to Philadelphia, USA. Sent via New York and struck CDS “NEW YORK FEB 25” in red and 1-line mark SHIP, charged 14 ½ cents, the 12 ½ rate for 90-150 miles (Act of March 2, 1799) + 2 cents ship fee.
DKK 3.720,00
Danmark, 1904
Die proof in black of King Christian IX 5 øre denomination on cardboard paper, designed by Hans Tegner.
DKK 2.230,00
Danmark, 1940
Local letter dated 10 January 1940 in Copenhagen, missent to New York and then returned from New York 2 February 1940, then censored on the return with British censor band “PC 66 - #211” and cancelled on arrival in Copenhagen 10 March 1940. A quite interesting pre-war letter.
DKK 370,00
Danmark, 1866, 5
Envelope sent from Copenhagen 2 January 1866 to Sölvesborg, Sweden. Franked with 8 sk. 1857-issue dotted spandrels with even margins, tied by numeral 210 København Vesterbro (Skilling nr. 1, iflg. SKILLING seneste kendte dato), datostempel “KBH VSTB EXP 2/1 2-4”. Letter rate to Sweden 8 sk. from 1.10.1865 – 30.6.1869.
DKK 2.980,00