Domestic letter sent from Julianehaab 13 May 1946 to Frederikshaab, Greenland. With both JULIANEHAAB 6-5-1946 departure and FREDERIKSHAAB 13-5-1946 receiving marks on front. Very fine condition of both postmarks.
Under franked LOCAL letter with 10 øre wavy-line sent from Copenhagen to Julianehaab 18 March 1940. Endorsed “10” blue crayon and paid in Julianehaab with a 10 øre King Chr. X stamp tied by Julianehaab CDS April 1940. The letter was sent by one of the last ships to Greenland before Denmark was occupied. Rate to Greenland 15 øre, double the missing postage of 5 øre is 10 øre due by the addressee. First issue Greenland rarely used as postage due stamps.
Domestic letter free of postage, sent from Umanak to Frederikshaab 16 August 1945. Danmarkimut adhesive affixed on front and back.
Letter from Ivigtut 30 September 1939 to Copenhagen, Denmark. 15 øre King Christian X tied by CDS IVIGTUT 30-9-1939. From 1.12.1938 – 1.7.1940 the rate to Denmark for letters up to 50 gram were 15 øre. With the German invasion of Poland on 1 September, the British started take the Greenland ships into Kirkwall for censorship from late November 1939.
"Letter sent to Scotland from "Santa Claus, Greenland, Denmark" paid by 10 øre green King Frederik IX stamp, tied by "Grønlands Departementet 12.12.1950" CDS, scarce letter."
Envelope sent from Derby to Santa Claus, Greenland 1957, with letter inside.
Telegram received 25 July 1956 and posted Julianehåb 1 August 1959 bearing a 30 øre King Frederik VIII tied by “Julianehåb” CDS, telephoned twice the 25th and 31st of July. Scarce usage.
Letter sent from Glasgow to “Father Christmas” in Greenland 14 December 1953 bearing two 2d stamps and an 1953 “JULEMANDEN” seal tied by Glasgow CDS. The “Julemanden” seals were to benefit children trough NAPT and Anglo Danish Society.
Grønland, 1996, 283x
Queen Margrethe II issued with INVERTED OVERPRINT. Mint never hinged.