Dansk Vestindien, 1899, 5By
Printed matter St. Thomas 15 May 1899 to New York, NY, USA. Pair 1¢ bicolored X printing inverted frame perforation 12 3/4 tied by CDS “ST. THOMAS 15/5 1899”. Routing order - Per “Caribbee” via St. Croix, with “FREDERIKSTED 18/5 1899” CDS on reverse. A most unusual routing at this time for mail via St. Croix from St. Thomas to US.
DKK 10.420,00
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.
DKK 17.860,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, P12B
12 cents bicoloured INVERTED frame. Imperforate proof without watermark and gum. Small thin, rare.
DKK 4.090,00
Danmark, 1873, 7a
4 Cents bicolored I printing, mint never hinged block of 4 with right sheet margin.
DKK 10.420,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1883
Bookpost letter (printed matter) from St. Thomas 6. October 1883 to St. Louis, USA. Pair of 1 cent bicolored IV printing pos. 77-78 (1880), cancelled with cds ‘ST. THOMAS 6/10 1883’ ANT 3 wide ‘O’, noted ‘pr. Bookpost’ = printed matter UPU rate 2¢ 2.4.1878 – 31.12.1901, routing instruction ‘French Mail via Havana’, minor signs of wear. A scarce postal rate with the bicolored issues.
DKK 7.440,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1903
Letter from St. Thomas 19 January 1903 to Newport, Rhode Island, USA. Provisional Copenhagen overprint ‘8 Cents 1902’ on 10¢ bicolored tied by CDS ‘ST. THOMAS 19/1 1903’. UPU letter rate 8¢ from 1.1.1902 – 14.07.1905.
DKK 2.600,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1888
Mourning envelope from St. Thomas 30 August 1888 to Colchester, England. 10¢ bicolored IV printing cancelled with cds ‘ST: THOMAS 30/8 1888’ LAP1 and receiving cds ‘COLCHESTER SP15 88’ on reverse.
DKK 2.600,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1902, 11
Uprated 3 CENTS orange stationery envelope watermark IV (Engström E8) from Fredeiksted 15 November 1902 Copenhagen, Denmark. 12 CENTS bicolored II printing tied by LAP 'FREDERIKSTED 15/11 1902' alongside boxed registration mark 'Dansk Vestindien / R No 728', transit mark LAP 'ST. THOMAS 17/11 1902', LONDON 4/12 1902 and reception mark 'COPENHAGEN 6/12 02' on reverse. 8 cents UPU letter rate 8¢ (1.1.1902-14.7.1905) plus registration fee 5 cents (1.1.1902-14.7.1905), total rate 13¢, overfranked by 2 cents.
DKK 7.440,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1895, 5, 5y,10
Registered letter from St. Thomas 17 September 1895 to London, England. 12x 1 cent bicolored IX printing and 5 cents VI printing, 1c position 91 isolated normal frame in the first stamp of the upper right strip of four. UPU 10 cents letter rate plus 7 cents registration fee, total rate 17 cents.
DKK 7.440,00
Orange Free State, 1895, 7
2 cents single postal card sent from St. Thomas 27 December 1895 to Berlin, Germany. 2 cents card 5 text lines, frame type 3Ha [5,0 – 4,0] uprated with 1 cent bicolored inverted frame printing VII with two round corner perforations. Reception mark Berlin 17/1 1896. Sent with German HAPAG steamer, stamped purple ink ‘AUSTRALIA’ line mark twice, manuscript ‘St. Thomas 27/XII 95’ red ink. UPU postcard rate 3¢ until 31.12.1901.
DKK 4.090,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1873, 6U
3 cent bicoloured IV printing, normal frame, frame group IV. Imperforate, thin and small imperfections on front.
DKK 1.490,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1878, 11
Letter from St. Thomas 14 August 1878 to Odense, Denmark. Franked with pair 10 cents I printing (horizontal crease in top of stamps), canceled with antiqua 'ST. THOMAS 14/8 1878' and transit stamped 'LONDON PAID' on front, although still a very rare early letter. UPU 10 cents double letter rate 20 cents 1.9.1877 - 31.12.1901.
DKK 2.230,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1879, 12a
Complete letter sheet sent from St. Thomas 25 January 1879 to Saint-Pierre, Martinique. 12 cents I printing tied by datestamp ANT2 'ST. THOMAS 25/1 1879', routing instruction RMSPC ‘ PAR EIDER ’. EIDER left St. Thomas 26th of January and arrived at Martinique en route to Barbados, reception mark on reverse MARTINIQUE * ST. PIERRE * 28 JANV. 79. 12 cents 1st transitional UPU rate from 1.9.1877 - 1.4.1879, a rare example of 12c Intra- Caribbean rate, only two such letters recorded in the census with 12c single franking. The 12 cents was the first UPU rate and lowered to 10 cents on 1.4.1879.
DKK 44.640,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1902, 8,12,13
3 CENTS stationery envelope from Frederiksted 13 May 1902 sent locally. 3 CENTS red-orange envelope watermark III (Engström E7A) with buttom flap above side flaps. Uprated with 7 CENTS bicolored II printing, 12 CENTS bicolored II printing and 50 CENTS first and second printing, tied by LAP 'FREDERIKSTED 13/5 1902'. Overfranked but hardly any letter is known with the 50 CENTS stamp, here it is with both of the printings.
DKK 22.320,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1891
Printed matter wrapper band sent from St. Thomas to Jersey City 10 March 1891 bearing two 1 cents VI printing tied by “St. Thomas” CDS. Printed matters are extremely unusual from Danish West Indies, small defect on lower left corner of stamp.
DKK 3.720,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1890
Letter sent from St. Thomas to Jersey City 31 December 1890 bearing a 10 cents V printing tied by “St. Thomas” CDS and NY transit and Jersey City arrival mark on reverse.
DKK 1.860,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1899, 10
Registered postcard from Frederiksted 27 September 1899 to Copenhagen, Denmark. Pair 5 cents bicoloured IV printing cancelled with weak Frederiksted cds. Boxed 'Dansk / Vestindien / R No. 449' and New York registered exchange label '32353' and datestamp 4 October 1899. Copenhagen '15.10.99' receiving mark. 3 cents postcard rate 1.4.1879 - 31.12.1901 plus 7 cents registration fee 1.9.1877 - 31-12.1901, correct 10 cents rate. Registered postcards are rare.
DKK 11.160,00
Dansk Vestindien, 1905, 33,33y
5 BIT 1905 provisional, overprint on 4 cents bicolored, pos. 81-82, 91-92. Lower stamps with inverted isolated frames in mint never hinged block of four with corner sheet margin.
DKK 1.670,00
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”
DKK 1.490,00
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.
DKK 10.420,00
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.
DKK 1.860,00