Slesvig, 1920, 6
Danish parcel card (cut down) from Møgeltønder 16 June 1920 to Berlin, Germany. Three 20 øre 1. ZONE Plebiscit Slesvig tied by datestamp LØGUMKLOSTER 16.6.20 6-8F. White numbered label ‘423’ and stamped 1-line ‘Møgeltønder’, parcel weighing 5 Kg., parcel fee 0-5 kg 72 øre according to the Danish ‘Post- og Rejsehåndbog von 10.12.1919 s. 54’, underfranked 12 øre and not charged. ‘50’ blue crayon which apparently is customs duties.
Slesvig, 1920, 2,9,11
Danish parcel card for two parcels from Haderslev 4 June 1920 to Soltau, Hannover, Germany. 5 Øre, pair 40 øre and two 1 Kr. 1. ZONE Plebiscit Slesvig, total franking 2,85 Kr. Purple value label without value ‘143 HADERSLEV’, red crayon ‘R’. Parcels weighing 11,5 Kg. Parcel fee 0-5 kg 60 øre, 5-11,5 kg, = + 6,5 kg. rounded up to 7 kg. with each kg. at 30 øre = 210 øre, registration fee 15 øre, total 285 øre, correct franking, minor faults on some stamps.
Official letter free of postage sent within Flensburg 14 May 1920. Stampless envelope and stamped with the cachet ‘PRESSEBUREAU DER / Internationalen Commission –Den Internationale Kommissions / PRESSEBUREAU – SLESVIG PORTOFREI’.
Slesvig, 1920, 27
Plebiscit “Reise-Pas” page 5-6 issued Hamburg and stamped with the large VISA mark “Vised good for” stay in Slesvig at the border crossing Frørup, 12th April 1920 and valid for stay in Slesvig until 25 June 1920. Plebiscit SLESVIG 5 MK used as fiscal duty stamp, cancelled with oval “CIS 12. APR. 1920 SLESVIG”.
Official letter from Tondern 27 February 1920 to Flensburg, Germany. Sender’s cachet COMMISSION INTERNATIONALE / LANDSRAAD SLESVIG TØNDER, scarce cachets on letters. Avers. Nr. 21 / Pr. Landsrat’
Unfranked postcard 23 July 1917 sent to 'Billetmrk' at the Kiosk at Kongens Nytorv. The official postal service postmark 'KJØBENHAVN B. 23.7.1917 3-4E B' and unfranked, then delivered to Telefonkiosken at Kongens Nytorv who must have paid the the postage. 5 øre blue (DAKA 1) 1896 first issue, postmarked with violet numeral 'TELEFONKIOSKEN / 1 / KONGENS NYTORV'. When collected the 5 øre stamp was paid by the addressee, although it is not explainable why the letter has not been charged due by the regular postal service. Extremely rare card.
Copenhagen Bypost, 3 øre blue BREVKORT, 2det Oplag, uprated with 1 øre brown and pair 3 øre lilac tied by postmark and registration manuscript 'R620' - a rare example of an uprated to make up for the 10 øre express service.
Copenhagen Bypost - 10 øre Expresbrev with pointed flap on laid paper, blue sent to 'Kongens Nytorv 21, 3. sal' and with registration manuscript 'R·114' - Rare in used condition.
Copenhagen Bypost - 10 øre Expres-Brevkort blue sent to '16 Frederiksholm Kanal' and with registration manuscript 'R·331' - Rare in used condition.
Copenhagen Bypost - 10 øre Expres-Brevkort red sent to '16 Frederiksholm Kanal' and with registration manuscript 'R·330' - Rare in used condition.
Aarhus Bypost - 3 øre AARHUS TELEFON OG BYPOST brev-kort posted on 28 April 1887 and cancelled with straight line mark '28 4 87' black ink. Sent to Brygggeriet CERES, backstamped with sender's cachet 'FREDERIKSBJERG APOTHEK AARHUS'. Only three used examples recorded.
Danmark, 1904, 35C
10 øre arms-issue 'Korrespondance-Kort' uprated with 10 øre arms type sent from 'Afs. Kiosken Gl. Torv, København, Danmark' to Berlin and backstamped the the 2-ring 'TELEFONKIOSKEN * GL. TORV * 3' as a senders seal - Most likely sent by the clerk/manager at the telefon-kiosken at Amager Torv. Any mail from the Copenhagen Telefon-Kiosker is rarely seen on mail sent abroad.
Levant, 1929, 169
Aarhus Kiosk Selskab 2 øre (DAKA 9) affixed (as standard) on the back of the envelope, sent to Hurup St., Thy. Domestic postage paid with 15 øre red caravel issue, cancelled with 'AARHUS B 14.4.29 9-11E'. The kiosk selskab stamp is found on other similar letters on the back of the envelope and uncanceled.
Danmark, ca. 1881
Bypost 3 øre ochre yellow BREVKORT (january 1881) canceled and sent to 'Hr. Kaptajn Bærentzen, Ny Kongensgade 15, 4 sal. - on message side ''Arcturus sejler på fredag til Trangisvåg og Thorshavn, Din heng. Chr. Bærentzen'.
10 øre grey/black/golden TELEGRAM FRIMÆRKE on dated EXPRES-BREVKORT dated 4 February 1881. Cancelled with 3-ring cancel, excellent condition.
Vejle Bypost letter sent to Andr. J. Schmidt, Shoemaker, Grønnegade 409, Vejle. A local 1887 3 øre green cancelled with star-type canceller VB in the middle, VB: Vejle Bypost. Extremely rare letter.
Franko-Mark 'KJØBENHAVNS BYPOST 3 ØRE' stamped on business envelope from Th. Nielsen & CO., Amagertorv 22, KBH K.
Local letter sent Copenhagen 9 July 1931 the female operasinger Karenmarie Nielsen, c/o Kiosk, corner of Østerbrogade/Jagtvej, kiosk no. 17. Two 5 øre King Christian X Jubilee paying local rate, at Telefonkiosken a provisional 25 øre blue 'KØBENHAVNS TELEFON KIOSKER) stamp affixed on the back.
Local letter sent Copenhagen 5 August 1937 to Kultorvets Kiosk. 10 øre King Christian X on horse paying local rate, at Telefonkiosken a 25 øre blue 'KØBENHAVNS TELEFON KIOSKER) stamp added and stamped 2-line mark 'Er Betalt / Kiosk 5' in violet ink.
Royal Service Lettter sent with Copenhagen Foot Post from Bornholm 13 September 1819. On reverse list number “8-“ and on front “10” Copenhagen foot post listing. Stamped with RED circular “FP”. DAKA 4B, ONLY RECORDED IN RED. Red ink indicate receiver to pay the postage, 8 sk. as indicated on reverse.
Undated folded letter, prepaid “frit” sent locally within Copenhagen through the Local Foot post ca. 1808. At top left corner written a provisional “F.P.)”, may either have been added by the foot post mailman on his route or the postmark may have been missing or mislaid, . It is considered a substitute for the Foot-post mark F.P. type II, only known example recorded, ex. Rathje collection. DAKA 2C.