'Kriegsgefangenenpost / Rückantwortbrief' written by Stella Skov in Copenhagen on 20 March 1945 to her husband Hans Skov, prisoner no. '309020'. Stamped in red 'Interneret Post', 'Retur' and 'Overflyttet til Frøslev' and dateline mark '22. MRTS.1945'. Hans Skov was arrested on 19 September 1944 and sent to Buchelwald the same date, and transferred to Frøslevlejren 10 April 1945 from KZ Buchenwald. He was arrested with reason for 'Aktion politi'.
Feldpost card from Tondern 13 October 1917 to Berlin. Censored boxed 'Geprüft / 5. Mar.-Luftschiff-Trupp' and circular 'Kaiserliche Marine / Postprüfung / V. Marine- Luftschiff-Trupp Tondern' both in red ink.
Letter from FIELD POST OFFICE 504 9 December 1945 to Copenhagen, sent by Tove Rasmussen, UNRRA-Team 89, 30th Corps-Distr. HG, B.O.A.R., Germany.
Denmark, 1917, SF 1
5 øre King Christian X, soldierstamp overprint SF. Complete corner sheet marign, printing number No. 114-O (AFA 3.000)
Denmark, 1858, 4
Letter from Svendborg 7 June 1858 to the small island Lyø just outside Faaborg. 4 Sk. 1854 cancelled with numeral '70' Svendborg, backstamped with straightline mark 'SVENDBORG' LIN-2, and manuscript '7/6 1858'. Only recorded example of this 1-line mark.
Market report sent from Newcastle Tyne to Randers 26 September 1854 bearing a 4 RBS Thiele III tied by numeral 113 alongside “KPA ALTONA 29.9.54” CDS. A unique example of the enterprise arisen from the stampless period in Hamburg from 1.1.1853 – 31.7.1855 when letters only could be paid by 6 sk. in cash when sent from Hamburg. In order to save 2 sk. postage, agents carried letters to Altona from where they could be sent for only 4 RBS. A proof of this unique service proven by the seal “BEFÖRDERT DURCH HAMBURG – HIN.R. PELTZER” – Only recorded example.
Denmark, 1917, SF 1
5 øre King Christian X, soldierstamp overprint SF. Cleaved 'C' pos. 13 in the sheet, corner sheet margin incomplete, printing number No. 92-V.
Denmark, 1959, 376
60 øre King Frederik blue, 1899-1959 60th Birthday. Die proof in dark blue, fantastic item and extremely rare.
Denmark, 1906, 53
King Christian IX - Die proof sunk on large paper, red colour, with handwriting by engraver 'Etat Damman). A rare and beautiful item.
Die proof in black of King Christian IX 10 øre denomination on thin paper, designed by Hans Tegner.
Letter from London 22 January 1940 to Copenhagen. Without stamps that was loosened by water and stamped 'Beskadiget af Søvand'. Carried onboard DFDS ship S/S ”Vidar” sunk in the Northsea 31 January 1940, torpedoed by the German submarine U-21. 15 people died. Envelope in original glassine envelope from the Danish Post 'Heri en under Postbesørgelsen beskadiget Forsendelse.
Refugee letter from Sæby 23 April 1946 to Red Cross, London, England. Sent by 'Siegfried Hermann, Flüchtlingslager, Saeby-West Jütland (Dänemark). Backstamped with refugee camp mark '[CROWN] / LUFTVÆRNSKONTORET / SÆBY '
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.