Danmark, 1852, 2by
2 Rigsbankskilling, Thiele printing, Plate I, pos. 95, type 9. The NEWLY DISCOVERED error with think throat on figure 2, listed in AFA Denmark as 2by. Only 1 in 200 stamps, with wide margins.
Danmark, 1851, 1
Entire sent from Frederiksborg 15 May 1851 to Helsingør, bearing a 4 RBS Ferslew plate I, pos. 30 tied by mute cancel. Antiqua Frederiksbrog appears as month is a “3” instead of 5.
Letter from Skive 7 October 1854 to Copenhagen. Postage paid with 4 RBS THIELE III printing, greyish brown, tied by numeral 54. The datestamp ANT III-1 was submitted for alteration into ANTIII-2 and during this period the manuscript town name is recorded from 4.10 – 20.10 1854. Scarce.
Danmark, 1858, 3,7,8
Envelope from Copenhagen 23 May 1858-65 to Vienna, Austria. Prepaid with 16 sk. 1857, 2 sk. 1855 dotted spandrels and 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line issue, all full margined stamps tied by numeral 1 and datestamp - KIØBENHAVN KB 24/5 9-10M – and boxed FRANCO and red – Aus Dänemark – struck on front. From Danish rayon 2 – 9 sk. – to Germany-Austrian postal union rayon 3 – 13 sk., total 22 sk. postage. Letter’s sent to Vienna, Austria are far scarcer than other 22 sk. rates to Germany.
Danmark, 1853, 1Ia
Letter sheet originally sent from Kiel to Copenhagen on 13 September 1853, charged “6” sk. due in red crayon. In Copenhagen re-posted and sent to Helsingør on 14 September and affixed with a prominent plate-flaw of the 4 RBS Thiele I, plate I, pos. 1 (Hakmærket) tied by numeral 1 (Copenhagen) alongside letter-box mark “Compass KB” type. An interesting combination showing the unpaid rate of 6 sk. in cash either due or prepaid and the favored 4 RBS rate when affixed a postage stamp. Circular 3/1852. If a cover had been out of the care of the post office a new postage had to be paid again.
Danmark, 1856, 4
Ladies envelope with embossed ornamention sent from Sorøe to Kjøge on 3 February 1856 bearing a 4 sk. 1854-issue tied by numeral “67” alongside CDS “SORÖE 3/2 1856”. Decorated letter sheet included. Rare in this condition.
Market report sent from London to Copenhagen 5 October 1854, franked with a Danish 4 RBS Thiele III olivebrown plate IV-49 tied by pen cancellation alongside Altona two-ring CDS, showing Copenhagen Compass mark on front. Without the ban, though still a rare item with ink cancellation.
Danmark, 1851, 1 Ia
4 Rigsbank-Skilling Ferslew 2 in strip of three on piece and tied by mute canceller in blue ink, plate I pos. 57-58-59. Largest multiple known with blue cancel. SUPERB.
2 Rigsbankskilling Thiele printing Plate II-84, type 8 on foot-post letter tied by numeral “1” alongside foot-post marks “17/4 55”. The letter contained two forged “Sølvdalere” manuscript “Indlagt, 2 falske Sølvdalere”. Letters within the Copenhagen ramparts were allowed to weigh up to 500 gram and still subject to only 2 sk. letter rate. Very extraordinary letter and only recorded example proving the special regulation.
Danmark, 1863, 2, 9
Printed matter wrapper band sent from Copenhagen to Arendal, Norway 3 January 1864 bearing a 2 sk. 1855 and 4 sk. rouletted 1863 tied by numeral “1” Copenhagen alongside Copenhagen KB cds. 6 sk. rate for printed matters to Norway. Rare type of letter of which only a few wrapper bands are recorded to foreign destinations.
Danmark, 1856, 4
Prepaid letter Fredericia 12 September 1856 to Kiel. 4 sk. 1854 dotted spandrels III printing tied by Fredericia numeral “17”. Due to the absence of Fredericia date stamp, the office line mark “Fredericia” was stamped on reverse and date added “12/9 1856”. Stamp with oxidation.
Danmark, 1859, 7
Market Report dated Hull 28 May 1859 forwarded from KDOPA Hamburg 31/5 to Ystad, Sweden. 4 sk. 1858 I printing with close margin on two sides tied by numeral “2” Hamburg. Swedish transitmarks “HELSINGBORG” 3 and 4 June 1859. Printed matter rate to Sweden 4 sk.
Danmark, 1858, 3
Copenhagen foot post letter to Kongens Nytorv 8 March 1858. Postage 2 sk. Copenhagen rate franked with 2 sk. 1855 dotted spandrels, plate I-99 large plate-flaw with SE-posthorn and cliché damage below SE-Mercury wand. Fine full-margined stamped tied with numeral 1 and datestamp - FP 3 8/3 58 -.
Letter sent from Nakskov to Saxkiøbing 2 April 1854 bearing a 4 RBS Thiele II blackish brown plate II, tied by manuscript cancellation in red chalk. Only recorded with red chalk. Exhibtion item.
Danmark, 1863, 3,9,10
22 sk. rate cover from Copenhagen via Hamburg to Grafenberg in Austrian Schlesia Dec. 20, 1863-64 franked with 16 skilling rouletted, 2 skilling 1855 and 4 sk. rouletted tied by duplex numeral 181. Rectangular Aus Dänemark alongside. Red crayon 3 Sgr. for the rate share to the union. Very fresh shade of the 16 sk. stamp, cover folded, but fine and neat appearance.
Price on request
Danmark, 1863, 10
16 sk. 1863 rouletted, with full original gum, hinged, fine centering and rouletting.
Letter from Nysted 27 May 1853 to Nykjøbing paa Falster. Postage paid with 4 RBS Thiele I, plate I-32, tied by mute cancel and datestamped ANTIIb – NYSTED 27/5 1853 -. Due to the nature of the addressees text on the envelope, the stamp affixed contrary to regulations away from top right corner. Against postal instructions, a penalty of 6 RBS was not charged. A most unusual latter.
Local letter from Fyns Stiftamtsstue dated 10 July 1852 to Odense. Postage paid with 4 RBS Thiele I (envelope folded through stamp), tied and cancelled with what I believe what has happened, is that the clerk has taken the cover, flipped it over and then pressed the corner with the stamp onto the ink pad. I have never seen similar way of cancelling in the past. A most unusual method of cancellation.
Danmark, 1863, 9
4 sk. 1863 rouletted, strip of 4 and 3 tied on piece, beautifully cancelled with purple ink crosses.
Danmark, 1851, 2ax
2 Rigsbankskilling Ferslew printing, Type 4, Plate II position 12, mute cancellation. Large to big margins, an outstanding stamp. Certificate Kaiser.
Danmark, 1851, 2a
2 Rigsbankskilling Ferslew printing, Type 6, Plate II position 80 used on a very fine letter sent to Bredgade, Pastor Bóies Gaard, 2den sal, within the ramparts of Copenhagen City. The same stamp position in the other plate I is one of the four large retouches. A very beautiful letter, the Ferslew printing with fine to large margins, cancelled with mute cancellation and clear bluish green footpost mark ‘F: 11 21/9 51 P:’. Certificate Kaiser, Nielsen.