Island, 1876, TJ PT 5a
10 aur Pjónustu, ultramarine, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
Island, 1917, 76,77
Letter from Reykjavik 23 August 1917 to Hässleholm, Sweden. Eight 1 Eyr and four 3 aur Two-King's issue tied with 'REYKJAVIK 23VIII.17' and backstamped in Sweden 22.11.17. Opened by British censor and resealing tape 'OPENED BY CENSOR / 4983'.
Island, 1946, 238
Insufficiently paid letter from St. Albans 16 February 1946 to Reykjavik, Iceland. British 1/2d and 2d stamps, insufficiently prepaid, stamped 'T' and charged '20' red crayon. In payment for the postage due two ordinary postage stamps of 10 aur herring grey were used to charge the due of 20 aur and stamped 'REYKJAVIK 6.III.45. Extremely rare with ordinary stamps used as postage due, even though that Iceland never issued postage due stamps.
Island, 1909, 48,50
Postcard from Reykjavik 29 April 1909 to Gentinnes, Belgium. 1 Eyr and 4 aur Two-King's issue tied with 'REYKJAVIK 29.4.09' and 'GENTINNES 6 MAI 6-7 1909', sent at 5 aur printed matter rate.
Island, 1946, 249
Insufficiently paid letter from Edinburgh 23 April 1952 to Reykjavik, Iceland. British 4d stamp, insufficiently prepaid, charged and stamped 'T 5C / F.S.' due. In payment for the postage due an ordinary postage stamps of 25 aur green Hekla (1948) were used in payment of the postage due, cancelled with a Reykjavik cds. Extremely rare with ordinary stamps used as postage due, even though that Iceland never issued postage due stamps.
Island, 1876, TJ PT 7
20 aur Pjónustu, green, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
Island, 1940, 219-21, 212
Registered letter Reykjavik 11 May 1940 to San Francisco, USA. NEW YORK FAIR '1940' overprint 20, 35 and 45 aur cancelled on first day of use and 5 aur brown Cod, cancelled with 'REYKJAVIK 11.V.1940' and registration label 'R / Reykjavik / Nr. 790', British censor re-sealing label 'PC 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 5063' and US censor 'PASSED FREE / NO. 16 / U.S. CUSTOMS S.F. CAL.'
Parcel letter from Halsi 17 December 1864 to Reykjavik, with complete letter inside.
Island, 1902, 10B omv
Official 3 aur perforation 12¾ with INVERTED overprint Í GILDI ’02-’03, block of four mint never hinged with corner sheet margin, margin with hinge remnants (FACIT TJ21bv1) and small piece of sheet margin affixed on above pos. 1 in the sheet margin.
Island, 1903, 28B
10 aur Í GILDI '02-'03 perforation 12 3/4 on postcard sent from Reykjavik 29 August 1903 to Bruxelles in Belgium, with transitmark 'KJØBENHAVN 5.9.03' stamped on front. Rare - 10 AUR UPU postcard rate.
Envelope from Nordfirdi, Iceland 25 July 1925 to Copenhagen, Denmark. 20 aur brown King Christian X cancelled with Danish cds ‘VEJLE 52.7.25 9-11F’ alongside rectangular framed ‘Paquebot’ and noted ‘Pr. S/S. Godafoss’. The Icelandic letters arriving on board ships sailing to Vejle were all horse shipment’s, carrying also the postal mail to Denmark. Horsetrader Carl Sørensen imported the horses and the last known date with these ships from Iceland is 25 July 1925, first of these ships arrived 1920 in Vejle.
Letter from Reykjavik June 1923 to Copenhagen, Denmark. 20 aur brown King Christian X cancelled on arrival with cds AALBORG 15.6.23 12-5E and ship letter origin 'pr. Skib fra Island.' with reception mark KJØBENHAVN 2 OMB. 16.6.23 B. An extremely rare ship letter cancellation, very fresh and every aspect of this letter in superb condition.
Parcel card from Amsterdam 27 September 1926 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Two 60 CENT Queen Wilhelmina cancelled with cds Amsterdam, vertical fold in card affecting lower stamp on the card. Rarely seen destination for parcelcards from The Netherlands at this time period.
Parcel card from Hamburg 27 June 1922 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Prepaid in cash, no German stamps. Charged with Icelandic 1 kr. King Christian X and cancelled with datestamp 'REYKJAVIK 17.VII.22', with the stamp used as TOLLUR but cancelled with ordinary postmark.
Parcel card from Remscheid 31 October 1927 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Deutsches Reich with two 100 pf (MI 343) and three on the back (one defect) and 40 pf Leibniz (MI 395) cancelled 'REMSCHEID 31.10.1927'. Rare destination.
“ALLT MED ISLENSKUM SKIPUM” advertising 4 aur King Christian X printed matter card with 1 Eyr to make up the 5 aur local rate from 1.1.1933. Cancelled Reykjavik 11 June 1933. Extremly rare postal card from Iceland.
Leifr Eiricssons Day 1938, 35 (aur) ÍNGÓLFUR ARNARSON dark brown with full margins on all 4 sides, perforated. Halftone recess printing by Staatsdruckerei, Wien. As small single stamp sheet extremely rare.
Leifr Eiricssons Day 1938, 1 (KR) The National Theatre of Iceland in Reykjavik, greylilac, with full margins on all 4 sides, perforated, with double perforation on the left side. Halftone recess printing by Staatsdruckerei, Wien. As small single stamp sheet extremely rare.
Island, 1891, 15
40 aur lilac 1891, III printing. Cancelled with cds 'akureyri 8/7'. SUPERB.
Island, 1897, 14B
Letter from Arnarfjördur 17 August 1897 to Teignmouth, England. 20 aur oval type perforation 12 3/4, II printing. Cancelled with crown cancel 'ARNARFJÖRDUR' alongside LAP 'DYRAFJÖRDUR 17/8', backstamped 'EDINBURGH AU 29 97' and 'TEIGNMOUTH AU30 97'. 20 Aur UPU letter rate, correct franking.
Island, 1908, 51
Postcard from Hafnarfjördur April 1908 to Esbjerg, Denmark. 5 aur Two-King's issue tied with numeral '157' HAFNARFJÖRDUR and 'KJØBENHAVN K 1 OMB. - 1 5 08', sent at 5 aur printed matter rate.