Skilling & Ovaler

Island, 1899, 8B
Envelope with pair 10 aur Oval type Icelandic issue sent locally within Copenhagen 30 November 1899. The pair 10 aur oval perforation 12¾ cancelled with cds ‘KJØBENHAVN KKB 30.11.99.3-4E’ framed framed with blue crayon and ‘O=’, charged double 4 øre Danish local rate, due 8 øre by addressee. The letter is sent by the company Thor. E. Tulinius company in Copenhagen, likely the letter was intended to be sent from Iceland, but did not happen, but sent from Copenhagen instead. A very unusual cover with ‘fraudulent’ use of the Icelandic stamps in Copenhagen.
DKK 11.900,00
Island, 1901, 13B
Postcard from Dyrafjördur 26 March 1901 to Reykjavik. Oval 5 aur dull green III printing 1898 tied by grotesque ‘DYRAFJÖRDUR 26/3’ with receiving cds ‘REYKJAVIK 29.3.1901’ struck on front. Domestic postcard rate 5 aur from December 1879 – 15.10.1917.
DKK 7.440,00
Island, 1897, 8B
10 aur oval issue - canceled with crown 'HÖSKULDSTADUR' in black, superbly cancelled.
DKK 1.120,00
Island, 1886, 15
40 aur light-liac II printing perforation 14 x 13½, cancelled with DANISH grotesque type cds ‘KJØBENHAVN.III 4/7 1POST’ – Extremely beautiful stamp and maybe the best cancelled copy of this printing.
DKK 4.460,00
Island, 1876, 8P
10 aur carmine, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1876, 9 PT
16 aur brown, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1876, 10 PT
20 aur violett (light), colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1876, 11 PT
40 aur green, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1873, TJ2 PT
8 sk. lilac, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 560,00
Island, 1876, TJ PT 5a
10 aur Pjónustu, ultramarine, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1876, TJ PT 7
20 aur Pjónustu, green, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1891, 15
40 aur lilac 1891, III printing. Cancelled with cds 'akureyri 8/7'. SUPERB.
DKK 4.460,00
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.
DKK 8.930,00
Island, 1901, 14B
Letter sent from Reykjavik to Birmingham 30 April 1901, bearing a 20 aur blue II. printing 1898 tied by swiss-type CDS “Reykjavik”. On reverse Edinburgh transit and Birmingham receiving mark. One short perf. tooth at lower right corner.
DKK 2.230,00
Island, 1898
5 aur BRJEFSPJALD sent from Reykjavik to Berlin 17 July 1898, with additional franking 5 aur perf 12 3/4, Edinburgh transit mark and receiving mark Berlin on front, re-addressed in Berlin. Forerunner for picture postcards, with photograph affixed on reverse.
DKK 8.930,00
Island, 1898
5 aur postal stationery sent from Reykjavik to Wilwaukee Wisconsin USA on 28 September 1898, additional franked with 5 aur perf 12 3/4 II. printing. Map of Iceland printed on reverse, three such stationeries recorded to Iceland.
DKK 2.980,00
Island, 1899
"5 aur postal stationery 1882-issue double card sent from Reykjavik to Strassburg 19 July 1888, additional franked with 5 aur perf 14, Edinburgh boxed large octagonal "SHIP LETTER" transit mark on front and Edinburgh CDS 27 July 1888 on reverse and part of Strassburg CDS arrival mark on front. Scarce example."
DKK 7.440,00
Island, 1891
PRINTED MATTER - WRAPPER BAND sent from Reykjavik to Angermünde in Germany bearing a five-strip of 3 aur small “3”. Despite the faults on the three of the stamps, and extremely are postal item.
DKK 13.390,00
Island, 1897, 18BI
Printed matter Reykjavik 3 November 1897 to Hallgeirsstödun, Jökuldal. “3 Prir” small overprint (AFA 18BI), tied by “REYKJAVIK 3.11.97”. Commercial matter with a printed document inside the letter, genuinely used letters are extremely rare with Prir issues.
DKK 18.600,00
Island, 1894, 12
Postal stationery Reykjavik 22 August 1894 to Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. 8 aur stationery card uprated with 3 aur IV printing pale brown orange (AFA 12) tied by “REYKJAVIK 22/8” CDS. 2 aur stamp did not exist and inevitably overpaid by 1 eyr to pay for the 10 aur UPU rate for postal stationery. Three postal stationery recorded to Brazil, one 10 aur stationery card, one 5 aur stationery + 5 aur, and this splendid card and another card to Surinam. No letters sent to South America has been recorded.
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Island, 1901
Registered letter sent from Reykjavik to Kenzingen in Germany 7 November 1901, bearing a franking of 56 aur, 40 aur second letter rate plus registration fee of 16 aur. Franked with pairs of 5 aur 1896, 4 aur1900, 3 aur 1901 (large 3), 10 aur 1897 and 6 aur 1897. Transit mark Christiania 16 November 1901. Colour full letter and unusual combination with 5 colour franking with all the stamps in pairs !
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