Dansk Vestindien, 1894
Letter sent from St. Thomas to New Jersey, NY 16 March 1894 franked with a 10 cents VIa printing tied by “St. Thomas” CDS and NY and Jersey City arrival mark March 22 on reverse. Went on American steamer endorsed “Pr. America Mail”
Dansk Vestindien, 1902, 20y
Local double rate letter within St. Thomas 3/7 1902. Pair 2 CENTS 1902 provisional COPENHAGEN overprint on 3¢ bicolored IX printing inverted frame, tied by ST: THOMAS 3/7 1902. 4¢ correct double 2¢ domestic letter rate from 1.1.1902 – 14.6.1905. EARLIEST REPORTED USE of the Copenhagen provisional. From the St. Thomas post office inventory the first 25 sheets were sold on 2 July 1902 and likely a FIRST DAY USE and 4 days earlier that the previously earliest reported use.
Dansk Vestindien, 1902
Small envelope from St. Thomas 23 January 1903 to St. Croix. Bisected 4 CENTS III. printing greenish blue shade, which is rarely seen on letters.
Dansk Vestindien, 1903, 7Bx
Postcard St. Thomas 2 February 1903 to Antigua. 2¢ provisional bisected 4¢ tied by CDS “ST. THOMAS 2/2 1903” with receiving mark “ANTIGUA FB 10/03” on front. Unusual destination and rare type of private BREV-KORT.
Danmark, 1873, 6ay
3 Cent bicolored I printing, position 18 in the sheet, used and cancelled with mute cancel. INVERTED FRAME pos. 77, well centered and in a very good condition.
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, P5a
1 cent bicoloured normal frame. Imperforate proof without watermark and gum. Rare.
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, P9
14 cents bicolored normal frame. Imperforate proof without watermark and gum. Rare.
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, P10a
5 cents bicoloured normal frame, main frame group 3. Imperforate proof without watermark and gum. Rare.
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, P7
4 cents bicoloured normal frame. Imperforate proof without watermark and gum. Rare.
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.
Price on request
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, 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, 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.
Dansk Vestindien, 1894, 10
Letter from St. Thomas to Assens January 9, 1894 franked with a pair of 5 cents bicoloured VI printing to make up the 10 cents UPU rate. Possible earliest reported use of VI printing.
Dansk Vestindien, 1900, 11
Letter St. Thomas 5 April 1900 to Sydney, Australia. Sent to a 2nd mate at ship „Mount Stewart”. As ship must have left, the letter has been forwarded around the world with lots of postmarks on reverse. Officially opened and returned via Denmark back to St. Thomas where it arrived back on 27 May 1901, travelling more than a year around the world for only 10¢. Extremely rare finding such a cover from Danish West Indies, stamp however with faults but having traveled for a year this is unavoidable.
Dansk Vestindien, 1903
Printed matter sent by BOOK POST from Christiansted 23 February 1903, via St. Thomas cds 23/2 1903 on reverse and German receiving mark on reverse 15.3.1905. Postage paid with 4c bicolored bisected tied by 4-ring cancel without dot.
Dansk Vestindien, 1903, 7B
8 cents letter from St. Thomas to Copenhagen August 14, 1903 with French mail service tied by St. Thomas cds. Via Le Havre September 4 cds on front and franked with a pair of 4 cents bicoloured IV printing to make up the 8 cents UPU rate to Denmark 8 cents from 01.01.1902 to 14.07.1905. A very fine letter.
Dansk Vestindien, 1900
"Postcard sent from St. Thomas to 13 August 1900 on German steamer „ASCANIA” with manuscript cancellation on 3 cents IX printing inverted frame, stamp cancelled with ink "X + 31/8. 00.” alongside purser mark ASCANIA."
Danmark, 1873, 7a
4 Cents bicolored I printing, mint never hinged block of 4 with right sheet margin.
Danmark, 1873, 5a, 5ay
1 Cent bicolored I printing, position 17-18 in the sheet, used pair cancelled ST. THOMAS 16.9.1877. Right stamp pos. 18 with INVERTED FRAME, in this condition and in pair a most desirable bicolored rarity of DWI stamps, left stamp with round SW-corner.