Postcard sent from Copenhagen to Middlesex 29 September 1936 via Berlin aboard the Hindburg “OLYMPIADEFAHRT 1936” - bearing a complete set of the Airmail stamps. The Olympic flight rarely found with Danish stamps.
Prepaid lettersheet from Odense 17 September 1854 to Salzgitter, Kingdom of Hannover. Paid 22 sk. postage, sent – Franco Directe – and Hanoverian – D – in red crayon for D of Denmark.
Unpaid letter sent from Copenhagen 22 June 1844 to Randers. Routing instruction – Via Callundborg – and charged 5 sk. also noted top middle of the letter, paid by the sender for handing in the letter the first hour after normal opening hours at the Copenhagen post office. Charged 18 sk. for the rate to Randers and 1 sk. local delivery fee at Randers, total paid 19 sk. by addressee. Sent with the steamer Chr VIII on the Aarhus-Copenhagen mail route, 2nd weekly trip on Saturday's.
PASSAGEER-BILLET for Reisende med den forenede Brev- og Personpost over STORE-BELT, 1 December 1849. Passenger ticket issued for a Danish Corporal, paid 1 Rbd. and 40 Sk. Glued to a card-board for preservation, already a long time ago or may have been from a family scrap book.
Franco letter (letter front with flap) from Randers (1831-32) to Gothenburg, with instruction - franco Helsingborg - , Swedish postage 9 Skilling Banco paid to Gothenburg, and Swedish bill no. 5 on front. . – RANDERS – straight line mark - on reverse and town manuscript – Rand. DAKA #3. According to Carstensen, only recorded use in 1831 of the 25 mm RANDERS postmark. With disinfection holes against cholera.
Royal Service K.D.S. ship-letter sent from Copenhagen 27 July 1855 to Itzehoe, showing a clear strike of the octagonal – FRA KJÖBENHAVN – a rare use on Royal Service letters. Furhtermore, the letter is sent by an official from Schleswig-Holstein-Lauenburg Wasserbau Directorat (wax seal). This is an interesting letter, showing that an official from Altona using the Royal Service in order to mail a letter during his stay in Copenhagen, a very rare use from an Official traveling in an official capacity.
Militaria letter from Randers 14 September 1864 to Viborg, from the Prussian occupying forces in Jütland. Sent through the Field Post Service and stamped – K. PR. FELDPOST / III. ARMEECORPS. 14/9 -.
Partly paid letter to from Svendborg 4 October 1836 to Christiania, Norway. Sent – Franco Helsingborg – departure town manuscript on reverse – Svendborg – and straight line – SVENDBORG. – struck on front, the only recorded example from the pre-philatelic period, and known again on letters from April 1851. Postal rate marking, list no. – 69-24 – 24 sk. paid to Helsingborg.
Soldiers letter sent from Guderup on Als to Korsør 19 April 1864, bearing a 4 sk. rouletted 1863, tied by Field Post numeral “221” alongside CDS “FELTPOST NO. 1 P1 19/4”.
Early letter sent from NORDBORG on the Island of Als to Botha 28 December 1670. One of the earliest letters with contents that is known and to be sent from Denmark to a foreign destination. This letter has been sent by Rudolf Friedrich (1645-1688) Herzog to Schleswig-Holstein-Nordburg.
Passenger-Ticket with the daily mail-coach (inside seat) from Nibe to Aalborg, 19 August 1879.
Danmark, 1927, PF 5, 10
Freight Bill for a load of meat weighing 100 kgs bearing a 10 øre wavy-line and a pair of 15 øre Caravel POSTFÆRGE overprints, tied by two-ring mark “AGGERSUND FÆRGERI”. Sent to Aggersund from Løgstør.
Danmark, 1858, 4
4 sk. 1858 V printing watermark II, with corner sheet margin. A very appealing stamp.
Danmark, 1858, 7x
4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels, V. printing, watermark II. Huge margins and with purple ink cancellation. Highly decorative stamp. This stamp has not been offered since 1977 !
ENVELOPE WITH ORNAMENTATION sent from Nakskov to Broholm near Svendborg 26 september 1854 bearing a 4 RBS Thiele III greyish brown plate III tied by numeral “43” alongside CDS “NAKSKOV 26.9.1854”. A most appealing and striking Lady's cover.
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"Expres Post Lykönskning 40 øre envelope issued for ”Kunstforlaget” paying the express fee of 40 øre sent from Odense to Copenhagen as "Poste Restante". Apparently the missing fee for the letter rate of 15 øre has not been charged."
Danmark, 1851, 2b
2 Rigsbankskilling Thiele printing, plate II-32, type 8. Huge margins, cancelled with a clear numeral ”1” Copenhagen.
The first Danish label from the letter opening office. Small thin's as usual, much original gum.
Passenger Ticket for one passenger from Nakskov to Copenhagen 17 August 1853, signed at the Royal Post Office in Nakskov. Highly decorative item.
Plebiscit overprinted ”MAK.” on imperforated blocks of four of the values 7 1/2pf, 10, 2, 35, 40 and 75 pf. from printers bin.
Parcel shipped from Copenhagen to Stokkseyri, Iceland via Reykjavik 21 May 1933. From Reykjavik to Stokkseyri a charge for transportation by car of “Bilgj ób 1 kr.” were paid upon arrival by receiver. The rate was 5 aur per 50 km, thus for parcel of kg. 10 x 10 aur (50-100 km) makes 100 aur. It is very unusual to find this sort of local charge by car.