Christian IX

Danish West Indies, 1909, 29
Registered letter from Frederiksted 14 May 1909 to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. 50 BIT King Christian IX tied by CDS “FREDERIKSTED 14/5 1909” with registration mark “FREDERIKSTED R. No. 345”. Favored rate 25 BIT within 1500 nautical miles from 1.5.1907 – 30.9.1909 plus 25 BIT registration fee, normal letter rate 40 BIT for all other countries. Announcement in St. Thomas Tidende 16.4.1907, included favored rate to Barbardos, Canada, Cuba, Curacao, USA, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Tobago and Trinidad, lowering the rate from 40 BIT to 25 BIT on 1 May 1907. SUPERB in every respect.
GBP 1,620.00
Danish West Indies, 1916, 32
Registered philatelic letter from St. Thomas to Birmingham, England. 5 Francs St. Thomas Harbour cancelled with LAP 'ST. THOMAS / 19./9. 1916.' and registration mark 'ST. THOMAS / R / 9821' and backstamped Registered marks Liverpool and Birmingham 12 October 1916. Censored with British censor seal ' OPENED BY / CENSOR / 1123 ', ONLY RECORDED ST. THOMAS HARBOUR with censorship.
GBP 1,260.00
Danish West Indies, 1906, 24
Letter from St. Thomas 17 December 1906 to Esbjerg, Denmark. A single, two pairs and a 3-strip 5 BIT green I. printing King Christian IX canceled with LAP 'ST. THOMAS 17/12 1906', plate flaw on lower right pair, with coloured dot below '5' on the right stamp. UPU letter rate 40 BIT from 15.7.1905 – (to Denmark) 30.9.1907, on 1.10.1907 Denmark rate was lowered to 30.9.1909, wheras UPU rate remained 40 BIT until 1.10.1909.
GBP 405.00
Danish West Indies, 1915
Registered envelope Frederiksted 7 October 1915 to New York, USA. 50 BIT King Christian IX tied by CDS “FREDERIKSTED 7/10 1915”, registration mark “Frederiksted / R / 1836” 9. Registration fee 25 BIT, UPU rate 25 BIT from 1.10.1910 – 31.3.1917, correct franking.
GBP 675.00
Danish West Indies, 1906, 25
Postcard from Christiansted 29 november 1906 to Hellerup, Denmark. 10 BIT red I. printing King Christian IX tied by 4-ring cancel without dot used at St. Thomas for arriving shipmail from Christiansted and origin mark C large type struck on front, with ST THOMAS 29/11 1906 LAP on front. Instruction to the post JULEAFTEN for delivery Christmas evening and routing instruction BY/GERMAN STEAMER. UPU postcard rate 10 BIT from 15.7.1905 – 31.12.1909.
GBP 135.00
Danish West Indies, 1905, P28
40 BIT King Christian IX imperforate colour proof in the adopted colours with full corner sheet margin, without watermark and gum. Rare.
GBP 1,620.00
Danish West Indies, 1905, 24y
Local postcard sent within St. Thomas 28 October 1905. 5 BIT green King Christian IX with plate flaw colorspot below B in bottom frame, pos. 48 in 1st printing. Domestic postcard rate 5 BIT from 15.6.1905 – 31.3.1917.
GBP 135.00
Danish West Indies, 1914
Printed matter – Cards Only – from St. Jan 5 April 1906 to New York, U.S.A. 10 BIT red King Christian IX tied by ST. JAN 5/4 1906 ANT2. 10 BIT double rate printed matter rate 15.6.1905 – 31.3.1917.
GBP 1,080.00
Danish West Indies, 1907
Printed Matter Wrapper Band sent from St. Thomas to Copenhagen 22 August 1907 on “pr. French steamer “Quebec” via Havre” in manuscript with Copenhagen arrival mark 9.9 on reverse. 25 BIT pays for 5th weight class of printed matters, extremely scarce letter with the Kings issue.
GBP 810.00
Danish West Indies, 1905
Complete set of St. Thomas Harbour-issue overprinted ULTRAMAR in purple, being the UPU supplies distributed by the Portugeese Post to their colonies. Extremely rare set.
GBP 900.00
Danish West Indies, 1900
King Christian IX, imperforate colour essay, red colour with wide margins also to the right, with gum. Considered to be the work of Alfred Jacobsen.
GBP 338.00
Danish West Indies, 1905
King Christian IX, imperforate colour essay, dark lilac with wide margins. Considered to be the work of Alfred Jacobsen.
GBP 432.00
Danish West Indies, 1900
King Christian IX, imperforate colour essay, green colour with wide margins, with gum. Considered to be the work of Alfred Jacobsen.
GBP 338.00
Danish West Indies, 1905
King Christian IX, imperforate colour essay, black colour with wide margins, with gum. Considered to be the work of Alfred Jacobsen.
GBP 338.00
Danish West Indies, 1906, 28
Letter from Christiansted to Copenhagen August 15, 1906 franked with 20 and 25 BIT King Christian IX tied by Christiansted cds. 5 BIT overfranked to make up the 40 BIT rate to UPU countries.
GBP 180.00