Danish Stamps

Slesvig-Holsten, 1854, 1
Letter from Itzehoe 31 August 1854 to Flensburg. 4 RBS Thiele III olivebrown tied by numeral cancellation '19' alongside provisional straight-line mark 'Itzehoe 31/8' known from 21.8 - 6.9 1854. A clean strike of a very rare postmark.
GBP 900.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1869, 13
BORDER RATE LETTER from Kolding 18 August 1869 to Meng By, Aller parish, east of Christiansfeld. 4 sk. 1864 crown-scepter-sword cancelled with numeral '36' alongside 'KOLDING 18/8'. The rural mail carrier writes on the back that the addressee is not known in Meng and return the letter, with his signature 'Ohlsen, Land Postbud'. Manuscript blue ink '21/8 retour' and stamped Prussian two-ring 'CHRISTIANSFELD 21/8 69 8-9V' and reception mark Kolding 21/8. Rural fee '2/1' red crayon. A very rare example of a returned border rate letter.
GBP 900.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1862
Letter sent from Lübeck to Altona 6 August 1862 baring a 4 sk. 1858-issue tied by numeral “3” alongside two-ring “BAHNH.LUEBECK * K. DÆN.POST 6/8 I.Z.”
GBP 135.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1855
Letter sent from Glückstadt til Witzwort near Tönning 31 March 1855, bearing a 4 sk. 1854 dotted spandrels (close cut at right side), tied by numeral “116” Glückstadt alongside CDS “GLÜCKSTADT 31.3.1855”. Due to apparently a weak cancellation on the stamp, once again cancelled in Tönning with numeral “74” alongside CDS 1 1/2-ring “TÖNNING 1 4 1855”. Indeed a very unusual seen double cancelling.
GBP 180.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1858
NEWSPAPER WRAPPER BAND with Postal Money Demand 22 Rdl 22 sk. sent from Hamburg to Pellworm 17.4 (1858-1863). Double letter rate paid by pair of 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels, Money Order Fee 8 sk. 5-10 Rdl. paid in cash, list no. 30. Wrapper bands are very unusual items.
GBP 1,801.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1863, 9
COD sent sent from Bergedorf to Lauenburg 3 December 1863 on pre-printed invoice sheet bearing a 4 sk. 1863 (stamp cut below) tied by 5-line Bergedorf cancel, alongside segment “Bergedorf 3.12 II T”. COD for “ 12 M 1 sk. Ct.” and converted into LM. A well preserved document.
GBP 1,080.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1858
Letter bearing a 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels tied by numeral 192 “Slesvigske Bureau” alongside “SLESV.P.SP.BUR. I T2 15/7” CDS, sent Copenhagen, rarely seen cancellation.
GBP 90.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1851
The Postal Law of Schleswig 18. April 1851. The use of 4 RBS was introduced 1 May 1851.
GBP 900.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1860
Letter sent from Bergedorf 1860 the Duchy of Schleswig, Holm Mühle near Fleckebau south of the Schlei, bearing a 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels tied by curved “BERGEDORF” mark. Somewhat aged and stamp short of margin at top, but still an attractive letter.
GBP 720.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1854
4 sk. 1854 dotted spandrels with town manuscript “Seelent”. Might well be only recorded.
GBP 1,080.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1860
Letter sheet sent from Wandsbeck to Carlshütte near Rendsburg 4 August 1860 bearing a 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line issue tied by numeral “146” in blue ink as well as CDS “Wandsbeck 4/8 1860” also in blue. Very scarce on letter and in excellent quality of the postmarks.
GBP 1,080.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1852, 1
Ferslew printing 4 RBS, plate I-41 on letter from Haderslev to Copenhagen. Mute cancellation tying the stamp alongside bluish green Haderslev mark dated August 31, 1852.
GBP 225.00