Danish West Indies, 1857
Prepaid entire from Copenhagen 30 October 1857 to St. Croix, Danish West Indies. The rate to DWI 60 sk. paid in cash, the Danish/Foreign share of the rate noted on the front 51 / 9. Postmarked KJØBENHAVN 30/10 1857, KDOPA HAMBURG 31/10, HAMBURG 31 OCT 1857, transit LONDON BG NO2 57 PAID, British post office ST. THOMAS NO 20 1857 and ST. THOMAS 20/11 1857. A due mark in circle PORTO stamped in Danish West Indies, 4¢ due by addressee, this is the earliest recorded PORTO and the most beautiful of letters recorded with this scarce due cancellation.
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Danish West Indies, 1905, 8B
50 BIT EFTERPORTO stamp large multiple of 40, mint never hinged, perforation 14 x 14 1/2, AFA 8B (catalogvalue dkk 18.000), some split perfs., rare multiple.
Danish West Indies, 1911, P5,7
Consignee letter sent from New York aboard “KORONA” to St. Croix, stamped on arrival at “FREDERIKSTED 2/9 1911”, underfranked apparently. Thus charged “35” BIT with 5 and 30 BIT EFTERPORTO adhesives, frequently these postage due stamps were never cancelled.
Danish West Indies, 1905, P5-8
Complete set colour proofs of the Postage Due BIT issue, imperforate blocks of four, without gum. Engstrøm type DP5.
Danish West Indies, 1905, Porto 5-8
Postage Due imperforate black proof sheet of eight, with two rows of 5, 30, 20 and 50 BIT, on white paper with full gum.
Danish West Indies, 1912
Letter from New York to Frederiksted September 23, 1912 franked with US 2 cents. Underfranked and taxed 30 centimes equals 30 BIT on arrival in DWI. 30 BIT postage due stamp on reverse. Rare.