Letter sheet from Moelln 21 April 1868 to Ratzeburg, Duchy of Lauenburg. A Prussian Ein Silb. Gr. red adhesive tied by ‘MOELLN 21/4 66 7-8N.’, has been used in payment for the letter rate, the use of Prussian stamps in Lauenburg is known and rarely seen. A small and attracive quality of the use of a foreign stamp in the Duchy of Lauenburg.
Lettersheet from Tandslet 20 December 1871 to Faaborg, Denmark. ½ Groschen and four ¼ Groschen NDP tied with upright Prussian 1-ring TANDSLET 20/12 71 5-6N, reception mark FAABORG on reverse. The rate from Slesvig-Holsten to Denmark for a single rate letter was from 1.5.1868 – 31.12.1874 1½ Groschen.
Danish West Indies, 1908, 24
Picture postcard from Frederiksted 9 May 1908 to Rouen, France. Pair 5 BIT King Christian IX green tied by LAP 'FREDERIKSTED 9/5 1908', transit LAP 'ST. THOMAS 10/5 1908' and reception cds 'ROUEN SEINE-TNF 25/5 08'. In Rouen stamped 'RUE INCONNUE / A ROUEN / Le Facteur-Chef' and signature, boxed 'INCONNU' and returned to Danish West Indies, arriving at LAP 'FREDERIKSTED 28/6 1908'. Stamped with German ship mark 'See-Post / D.Sachsenwald / 13/VI.08', a very rare Sea-Post mark from Danish West Indies.
Denmark, 1875, P6a
8 ØRE Tjenste (Offical) proof in black, print from the die - all four with different characteristics, the first two are type A and B. The 2nd stamp with white line in SE spandrel.
Militaria letter from Horsens 4 September 1864 to Aarhus. Hand stamp 'FIELD POST D. COMB.GARDE INF.DIV * 7/9'. Complete letter inside, sent by the 'Königlich-preußische General-Kommando', sent to General von Falkenstein in Aarhus.
Denmark, 1862, 6, 7
Letter from Copenhagen 27 January 1862 to Paris, France. Pair 16 sk. 1857 and 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels tied by numeral 1 COPENHAGEN, datestamp KIØBENHAVN KB 27/1 and red transit TOUR T – VALENCIENNES 2 1 JAVN 62, on reverse KDOPA HAMBURG and HAMBURG T&T. Rate note ’26 / 9’ with 9 sk. Danish share and 26 sk. foregin share. Postal rate 35 sk. to France from 26.3.1860 – 31.3.1862, inevitably overfranked by 1 sk. since a 1 sk. Danish stamp never was issued. A very beautiful and rate letter.
Registered Air Mail letter poste restante from Stockholm 7 June 1929 to New York City, USA. Two types of 15 øre, and 5 Kr. block of four King Gustaf V 5 Kr. block of four, 5 and 10 øre Lion tied by cds ‘STOCKHOLM-NEWYORK 1929’ and datestamp STOCKHOLM 7.6.29, registration label ‘Stockholm PFFS nr. 9697’. 26 June the plane left REYKJAVIK for USA, only to make an emergency/crash landing near Ivigtut, Greenland. The plane was shipped by ship to New York. An airmail service fee was paid in stamps with 20 Kr.
Unpaid letter from Hadersleben 24 February 1874 to Kolding. Hand stamp boxed 'Porto' and is extremely rare. 4 sk. border rate 1st letter rate - and as unpaid double charge of '8' sk. in red crayon. Very unusual type a border rate letter being unpaid and charged.
Denmark, 1875, P5a
4 ØRE Tjenste (Offical) proof in black, print from the die - all four with different characteristics, the first two are type A and B.
Danish West Indies, 1907, 36
Pair 5 BIT King Frederik VIII on piece, cancelled with ship mark S/S. „St. Thomas” 1-ring rubber mark. Rare postmark on DWI stamps.
Danish West Indies, 1914, 51
50 BIT King Christian X die colour proof in the violet colour approved for the 15 BIT stamp. Printed on cross watermarked white paper stamped by the printing house H. H. Thieles Bogtrykkeri København, dated manuscript 30/10-14. A most spetacular exhibition item. Unique.
Denmark, 1909, 44
3 øre grey wavy-line (1905) from 'Balle Præstegaard' 6 June 1909 to Abildgaard pr. Bredsten, cancelled with private rural cancellation ' * Bredsten * Brevsamlingssted '.
Danish Red Cross 'Deamndeur' form (III-10-44) dated 28 August 1945 to Leif Graae in New York, USA. From Red Cross in London, forwarded with a note attached, to Leif t. Graae, APO 639, New York. and accompanying letter from British Red Cross with a reply to his mother Ella Graae dated 3rd August 1945, including the British Red Cross letter to Ella Graae in Denmark, plus a message form from Leif Graae to his mother dated 20 July 1944 and Danish Red Cross envelope . A RARE SET.
Denmark, 1851, 1
Lettersheet from Horsens 30 December 1851 to Altona, Duchy of Altona. 3-strip 4 Rigsbank-Skilling Ferslew printing, Plate I, pos. 54-55-56, cancelled with mute 5-ring cancel and datestamp Antiqua IIb HORSENS 30/12 1851. 12 sk. rate to the Duchy of Holsten from 1.4.1851 – 30.6.1853. Few recorded, exhibition quality.
Danish West Indies, 1905
5 Francs St. Thomas Harbour issued cancelled with cds ‘ST. THOMAS 30/7 1908’. Plate flaw with broken white line under ‘K·VE’ in DANSK VESTINDIEN, on the upper stamp of the pair. AFA catalog value for the stamps alone DKK 5.400.
Letter sent from “Grønlands Styrelse” in Copenhagen 16 August 1940 to Julianehaab bearing a 20/15 øre provisional tied by the “Grønlands Styrelse” CDS. With Berlin censorship and most likely went via Siberia. Marked on the front “VIA SIBERIA - U.S.A.”. RARE LETTER sent from the administration in Copenhagen.
Faroe Islands, 1919, Fær 1B, Dk68,71
Bisected 4 øre wrapper cut-out on Kr. 706,76 value letter from Saltangeraa to Thorshavn, with Thorshavn reception 17 January 1919. Franked with additional 5 øre and 20 øre King Christian X cancelled with star cancel 'SALTANGERAA' and label of registration 'R THORSHAVN Nr. 375' affixed on front. 7 øre local rate plus 25 øre insurance fee, correct 27 øre rate, sender's address noted 'Afsender S. Simonsen, Saltangeraa' on reverse. The wrappers had no glue and in many places gum were not available and some inventive people tucked bisects under 5 øre stamps instead of improvising glue for the otherwise ungummed wrappers. See Hopballe 1919 book, page 10-11, postmaster Godsekesen Andersen in Thorshavn in a letter explains how some people solved the problem with the ungummed bisected 4 øre wrapper cut-out. Solmundefjord is knownfor having tucked bisects under the 5 øre stamps. Nine “tucked-under” bisect covers recorded, note also that all the stamps are in upright position, a fantastic letter in every respect.
Registered letter sent by the member of CIS commission, Oscar von Sydow, Chief of Göteborg from Flensburg 1 April 1920 to Göteborg, Sweden. Franked with CIS overprint 2½ Pf, 7½ pf and 20 Pf tied by datestamp FLENSBURG 1.4.20 9-10N. Registration label ‘R Flensburg 1. NO. 119’ and cachet of ‘COMMISSION INTERNATIONALE / SLESVIG’, letter inside with official letter header of the commission.
Imperforate black print with 10 aur, 10 aur frame and building center of the Views and Building issue, small paper fold to the right of the frame print. A very rare set printed on one piece of paper.
2 sk. inverted frame VIII. printing pos. 18 on letter front together with an 8 sk. , paying the 10 sk. rate to Holland.
Danish West Indies, 1912
Registered letter from St. Thomas 15 November 1912 to Steyrermühl, Austria. Franked with the entire set of King Frederik VIII issue except for the 50 BIT, overfranked.