Franco Hamburg letter from Aalborg 14 August 1827 to Bordeaux, France. Postmarked boxed RAM-2 – AALBORG 14 Aug.27. – Via Hamburg – DANEMARCK / PAR HAMBOURG – and – T.T.R.4 – Thurn & Taxis Oberpostamt. Red Frendch border mark, Paris Transitmark. Postage due 20 decimes for the distance Hambourg-Bordeaux for letters of 7,5 gr. Danish List no. 16-40.
Registered letter sent from Thule to Zurich, Switzerland 1 January 1940 bearing a 1 kr. Polar Bear tied by Thule CDS. Censored in Berlin. Correct rate, 25 øre registration fee and 75 øre 4th letter rate (60-80 gramms), total 100 øre. Correct franking.
Royal Service letter sent from Skanderborg to Viborg 29 May 1860 stamped with the scarcely found segment mark “SKANDERBORG”.
Royal Service letter sent from Slagelse to Kallundborg 4 December 1852 stamped with 1-line mark “SLAGELSE” 4/12 1852. Only recorded used 32 days from November 1852 til Jan 1853.
Grønland, 1905, 2
5 øre Parcel Post I printing 1905 cancelled twice with line mark “Administrationen for Kolonierne I Grønland”, excellent centring.
Iceland APO 809-a, FIRST COVER stamped 16 March 1942, the number 809-a quite scarce.
Set of unique essays of “The Returned Letter Stamps of 1935”, likely produced in 1934 or 1935 as replacements for the 1930 Issue, which was thought to be too small and difficuelt to read. Printed on Pelure glassine paper.
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.
Undated foot-post letter sent to Frederiksberg Castle 1808-20, red crayon // for the postage of 2 sk., stamped with a superb strike of the first Danish postmark in black “FP” with ring around. A very good quality of this postmark.
Wrapper sheet sent from Uxbridge August 1941 to the Ivigtut Kryolit-mine, Greenland, via the Greenland Delegation, NY. Sent to a seaman Arne Jørgensen onboard LERCHENBORG. Franked with 1/2d green. The wrapper contained three copies of the magazine FRIT DANMARK, Danish Counsil, the Danish excile government in UK. A rare postal document.
Money Letter from lottery agent Ulrikke Augusta Schytt in Ribe sent to lottery agent Bie 1801-1808, Copenhagen. Contained - NB Heruid 141 Rd: 181ßD: - closed with four red wax seals – RIBE C7 – and collectors own wax seal. Without postal notations.
SCADTA letter sent from Copenhagen to Bucaramanga in Columbia 2 August 1927, bearing 30c SCADTA Denmark overprint “D” and a single 4 Centavos on large letter that has been cut down at left. Unusual single mixed franking.
Letter sheet from Itzehoe 3 March 1822 to Uslar near Göttingen, Germany. Boxed – ITZEHOE Marts 3 – struck on front. Instruction to the post: cito cito, for express service.
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, 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, 1909
“Dansk Vestindien” 30 BIT Coupon-Réponse International issued St. Thomas 18.10.1909. Type II, Rome Issue. Only six recorded, horizontal fold below.
Island, 1911, 35,36
Postcard sent from Reykjavik 2. May 1911 to Rosario de Santa Fé, Argentina. On picture side bearing a pair 3 aur and a 4 aur King Christian IX tied by “Reykjavik 2.V.11” CDS, transit mark “LONGHOPE – ORKNEY MY 8 11” on address side.
Piece from package, sent from FPO 304 and franked with 2d and 2 1/2d and sent to England, and censor 1216 stamped on front.
2 Kr. King Chr. X 1931 Þjónustu frímerki, imperforate proof of the adopoted colours for the 2 Kr. ordinary postage stamp with narrow lines, without gum.
Royal Service Letter “K.D.S.” letter sent from Gross Brebel to Husum and paid to Schleswig 14 September 1829 and delivery fee of 2 Sch. C. paid by the addressee. It was not until 1855 that a small collecting office was opened in Gross-Brebel, located South East of Kappeln.
Letter bearing a 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels tied by numeral 119 “Itzehoe” alongside “Bahnhof Itzehoe” CDS dated 18.9.1860 and sent to Nykjøbing P. Falster 18 September 1860, endorsed by the postal clerk “Not in Nykjøbing p. Falster” and then forwarded to Nykjøbing I Sjælland. Bureau mark on reverse “Elmsh-Itzeh.Ebn.Post Bur: 18.9.1860” CDS.