Die proof in black of King Christian IX 5 øre denomination on thick large paper with impression of the copper block, designed by Hans Tegner. Rare.
Official Military letter with royal insignium “C7mus” sent from Odense 7 March 1772 to Husum. The King’s initial sin stylised form with a conventionalized royal crown above, signifies Royal Franking Privilege with certificate. Postal markings list number “1-“ on reverse. From 1 August 1771, a royal regulation announced, that military letters on official matters between the officials were subject to a certificate (Fr. Olsen, page 179.)
4 sk. BREV-KORT from Skive 29 June 1875 to Copenhagen. Skilling/Øre usage with 4 sk. paying 8 øre domestic post card rate. The 4 sk. card was used from 1.4.1871 paying for the 4 sk. domestic postcard rate, after 1.1.1875 - 4 sk. corresponded to 8 øre and paying the correct postcard rate. A beautiful piece in every respect.
Copenhagen, Telegram from Halifax, Copenhagen 19 July 1945. Post war censor mark 'C [Crown] 6' in violet. Rare.
Denmark, 1863, 9
4 skilling rouletted issue 1863, canceled with esrom style postmark 'SKJBK' Skjærbæk. Upright and distinct cancellation.
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.
Letter sent from Esrom to Copenhagen 18 January 1870 franked with 4 sk. 1864-issue tied by esrom type “ESROM” alongside “Fredensborg” CDS and delivered by the Foot Post service in Copenhagen with large oval Foot Post mark dated 19.1.1870. Unusual combination of these two cancels.
"10 øre postcard franked with 20 øre Arms type on EXPRESS service from Copenhagen to Hamburg 25 February 1905 6-7 evening, and arrived Hamburg next day 8-9 morning. "With express service, courier paid, Not to be delivered at night""
“ALLT MED ISLENSKUM SKIPUM” advertising 4 aur King Christian X printed matter card with 1 Eyr to make up the 5 aur local rate from 1.1.1933. Cancelled Reykjavik 11 June 1933. Extremly rare postal card from Iceland.
Danish West Indies, 1902
8c Coat of Arms issue 1902, imperforate colour proof with sheet margin on creamy white paper, without watermark.
Denmark, 1926, 70,130
Registered SCADTA letter sent from Copenhagen 6 December 1926 to Bucaramanga in Columbia, franked with 15 øre and 60 øre King Chr. X alongside 10 and 20 Centavos SCADTA adhesives, all tied by Copenhagen datestamp, prepaying the Columbian air mail rate. Registration fee 25 øre plus 30 øre letter rate and additional 20 øre for 2nd rate (per 0-20 gram). In Columbia additional chareged and stamped boxed 'T $ 0,50 R'. An extremely rare SCADTA letter. On the back of the letter a DANISH CHRISTMAS SEAL 1926 tied with TPO 'Hamburg-Saßnitz' and Columbian reception mark. RARE.
Denmark, 1906, 48,53
Parcel letter (Adressebrev) 8,80 kg. from Copenhagen Railroad station 18 June 1906 to Taasinge. 20 øre blue King Chr IX and new engraving 10 øre red, tied by 3-ring 'K 2' Esrom type alongside swiss type 'KJØBENHAVN 18.6.06 11-5-E *B.* ', parcel label 'Kjøbenhavn B 550.' and backstamped 'TAASINGE 19.6.06 7-8F'. Vagn Jensen recorded from 3.3.1910 - 5.10.1916, this letter is postmarked June 1906.
Leifr Eiricssons Day 1938, 35 (aur) ÍNGÓLFUR ARNARSON dark brown with full margins on all 4 sides, perforated. Halftone recess printing by Staatsdruckerei, Wien. As small single stamp sheet extremely rare.
Leifr Eiricssons Day 1938, 1 (KR) The National Theatre of Iceland in Reykjavik, greylilac, with full margins on all 4 sides, perforated, with double perforation on the left side. Halftone recess printing by Staatsdruckerei, Wien. As small single stamp sheet extremely rare.
Iceland, 1891, 15
40 aur lilac 1891, III printing. Cancelled with cds 'akureyri 8/7'. SUPERB.
Iceland, 1897, 14B
Letter from Arnarfjördur 17 August 1897 to Teignmouth, England. 20 aur oval type perforation 12 3/4, II printing. Cancelled with crown cancel 'ARNARFJÖRDUR' alongside LAP 'DYRAFJÖRDUR 17/8', backstamped 'EDINBURGH AU 29 97' and 'TEIGNMOUTH AU30 97'. 20 Aur UPU letter rate, correct franking.
Iceland, 1908, 51
Postcard from Hafnarfjördur April 1908 to Esbjerg, Denmark. 5 aur Two-King's issue tied with numeral '157' HAFNARFJÖRDUR and 'KJØBENHAVN K 1 OMB. - 1 5 08', sent at 5 aur printed matter rate.
Danish West Indies, 1912
Share affixed with 1 Franc STEMPELMÆRKE paying the fee of 1 franc, stamped '14 MRS 10.08 / THE NATIONAL BANK OF / THE DANISH WEST INDIES', and manuscript of board member 'A. Tofft'. Share of 'The St. Thomas Icefactory - and - Cold Storage Company Limited'. Rare
Slesvig-Holsten, 1867, 9
Lettersheet Lügumkloster 18 April 1867 to Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig. Pair of 1 1/4 Schilling SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN green cancelled with Prussian two-ring 'LÜGUMKLOSTER 18/4 67 10-12-V'. Double rate letter franked with two 1 1/4 Sch.
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.
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.