Dansk Vestindien, 1892, 5, 10
Envelope from Christianssted 13 October 1892 to Nykøbing Mors, Denmark. 7¢ direct rate to Denmark and Germany only with routing instruction VIA HAMBURG, bearing bicolored 5¢ IV and pair 1¢ VII printing tied by mute datestamp with two SS “CHRISTIANSSTED 13/10 1892”, with St. Thomas transit and NYKJØBING I JYLL. 25/11 receiving mark on reverse, envelope opened at right and shortened a bit. VERY FEW 7¢-rate letters recorded with direct ship to Germany or Denmark, the most sought after postal rate from Danish West Indies.
Dansk Vestindien, 1902, 20
2 Cents 1902 provisional issue Copenhagen surcharge, normal frame pos. 50, isolated frame, in used condition. Light corner cancellation, cert. Nielsen.
Dansk Vestindien, 1903
2 Cents single postal card sent from St. Thomas to Newport, USA 18 March 1903, stamped with two-line “PAQUEBOT - (N.Y. 2D DIV.”), scarce in this quality. 2 cents is the rate after 1 January 1902 for foreign postcards.
Dansk Vestindien, 1893
2¢ single postal card uprated with 1¢ bicolored VII printing, sent from St. Thomas 18. January 1893 via Le Havre to Hamburg. Cancelled “ST. THOMAS 18.1.1893”, “LE HAVRE / SEINE INF. / 1 FEVR 93” and receiving mark “HAMBURG 6 / 2/2 93” struck on front. 2¢ Engström type PC4A2, frame type 3F. [4,5-4,2], MS: frame line thick at two places. Imprint type 2: NW 2nd and 3rd petal joined. SE corner petal hooked. “PAQUEBOT” straight line mark struck most likely in Le Havre and also an unsual and an unusual “ST. THOMAS” mark, that I do not know the origin off.
Dansk Vestindien, 1903, 7Bx
"4c bisected on postcard sent from St. Thomas to Friesac in Germany 27 February 1903. Delivered aboard the HAPAG steamer "Sibina" marked by manuscript. Arrival CDS on front."
Dansk Vestindien, 1882, 11
Letter sheet from Christiansted 12 February 1882 to London, England. 10¢ bicolored II printing cancelled with 5-ring cancel, cds CHRISTIANSTED 12/2 1882 ANTIII, with London receiving mark struck on front. Routing instruction Per Royal Mail Steamer. Small tear in stamp.
Dansk Vestindien, 1913
Envelope from San Pedro, Dominican Republic to St. Thomas in March 1913. 5 Centavos tied by St. Thomas 4-ring cancel without dot and arrival cancel on reverse – ST. THOMAS 29.3.1913 – routing instruction manuscript – Pr. 3/S President. Cancellation on foreign stamps like this is quite unusual.
Dansk Vestindien, 1902, 18By, 18Byz
Local letter within St. Thomas 8 March 1902. Pair 2 CENTS 1902 provisional local overprint on 3¢ bicolored IX printing inverted frame, tied by ST: THOMAS 8/3 1902. Stamp at right with overprint error FLAT FOOT ON 2 in 1902. Local rate 2¢, overfranked and by the post only one stamp were cancelled, leaving the left stamp to be re-used for postage. 2¢ domestic letter rate from 1.1.1902 – 14.6.1905. Addressee erased with ink.
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, 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, 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.
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.
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, 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.