Denmark, 1873, 5a, 5ay
1 Cent bicolored I printing, position 17-18 in the sheet, used pair cancelled ST. THOMAS 16.9.1877. Right stamp pos. 18 with INVERTED FRAME, in this condition and in pair a most desirable bicolored rarity of DWI stamps, left stamp with round SW-corner.
GBP 2,051.00
Denmark, 1906, 47,48
Parcel letter (Adressebrev) 8,60 kg. from Copenhagen Railroad station August 1906 to Taasinge. 10 øre red and 20 øre blue King Chr IX tied by 3-ring 'K 2' Esrom type, parcel label 'Kjøbenhavn B 539.' and backstamped 'TAASINGE 1.9.06 7-8F'. Vagn Jensen recorded from 3.3.1910 - 5.10.1916, this letter is postmarked August 1906.
GBP 128.00
Denmark, 1953
Freight Bill „s/s Skjelskør” of the DAMPSKIBSELSKABET SKJELSKØR dated 21 December 1953, franked with 25 and 50 ØRE freight stamps, for 2 bags potatoes weighing 75 kg, sent from Omø to Slagelse. Rare.
GBP 470.00
Denmark, 1945
Post War censored Air Mail letter from Copenhagen 3 July 1945 to Cooperstown, N.Y., USA. Routing mark 'par avion / jusqu'à N.York'. Censor's mark 'Fra Udlandskontrollen / RETUR AFSENDEREN', re-sealing tape and censor's mark '468' and backstamped 'Retur i Henhold til / indlagt Meddelelse'. Message from Udlandspostkontrollen 'Det er ikke for Tiden tilladt at afsende Forretningsbreve hvorved Handler afsluttes. Portoen for denne Forsendelse vil blive refunderet ved Henvendelse til et Postkontor. (Kuverten bedes medbragt), message offer refund of postage bringing the envelope to the post office, very unusual.
GBP 299.00
Denmark, 1942
Airmail letter from Hvalsø 10 February 1942 to Narnotalik, Greenland. Routing instruction 'Greenland / (via Lissabon - New York ), German censorship and Bermuda censor resealing tape 'P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER / I.C. / 1347'. 2nd letter rate 2x 20 øre plus 2x 80 øre Air Mail surcharge, total 200 øre rate.
GBP 299.00
Denmark, 1858, 7
Two 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line spandrels II printing on piece from 'Inside franking'. Letters or applications handed in to the Local Customs office for the administration, had to be franked by the public for the letter appropriate weight scale, in order for the public not to enjoy free postage. This letter will therefore have weighed between 15 and 30 grams, 2x 4 sk. letter rate postage.
GBP 128.00
Iceland, 1925
Parcel card from Copenhagen 5 April 1923 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Pair Danish 40 aur and 1 Kr. King Christian X cancelled with 'KØBENHAVN 5.4.23 4-6E K1'. Charged with Icelandic 30 aur King Christian X (defect NE-corner), cancelled with datestamp 'REYKJAVIK 14.IV.23'. Rare.
GBP 171.00
Denmark, 1875, 23,27
4 øre and 16 øre I printing on letter to Antwerp, Belgium. Cancelled with cds 'KJØBENHAVN KB 7/9' and backstamped 'ANVERS 9 SEPT 6-7M 1875'. 20 Øre rate UPU rate from 1.7.1875.
GBP 342.00
Denmark, 1859, P4u
Colour proof of 4 sk. 1854 plate IV, pos. 1-2 / 11-12, block of four without gum and burelage IIb printed in blue colour and dotted spandrels. In the Postal Museum the printing plate has empty spandrels in the lower half sheet of 50 stamps. Plate IV has been used for the last 1854 printing IV delivered from 16 June 1859. It is not known why this plate has had the spandrels removed, but perhaps experiments were made for a new design without spandrels and trials for another burelage colour since the yellow one that were used were sometimes almost invisible.
GBP 299.00
Denmark, 1858, P7d
Die in black of 4 sk. 1858 wavy-line, from the same as on the larger sheet with a print on the left side a die in negative with six different samples of a new wavy-line, both vertical and horizontal, although here cut away.
GBP 128.00
Denmark, 1945
Copenhagen, Telegram from Liverpool, Copenhagen 7 August 1945. Post war censor mark 'C [Crown] 8' in violet. Rare.
GBP 214.00
Denmark, 1874, 19
2 sk. stationery envelope uprated with 8 sk. bicolored III printing (one short perf) on registered foot post letter 15 October 1874, cancelled with numeral '1' and oval FP MARK and manuscript ledger no. '112' - paying 2 sk. local letter rate plus 8 sk. registration fee. A most unusual and rare local registered letter.
GBP 855.00
Denmark, 1820
Foot Post Letter from Copenhagen Early January 1820 to Paris, France. Paid to Hamburg manuscript 'pp p Hbg) - port payee to Hamburg , transit via Hamburg T.T. Post office. Letter first posted through Copenhagen Foot Post and stamped 1-ring “F.P.”. On reverse '12S' postage paid to the Foot Post to Hamburg. Total postage noted top right '38' to Paris and French due '12' decimes. Foot post ledger '14' top left corner. Any foot post letter to a foreign destinations are rare, this is an most unusual letter in respect of the foot post service in Copenhagen. DAKA 4A.
GBP 2,137.00
Denmark, 1936
Postcard sent from Copenhagen to Middlesex 29 September 1936 via Berlin aboard the Hindburg “OLYMPIADEFAHRT 1936” - bearing a complete set of the Airmail stamps. The Olympic flight rarely found with Danish stamps.
GBP 513.00
Denmark, 1916, 40
Letter from St. Thomas 22 May 1911 to St. Louis, USA. 25 BIT blue/blue King Frederik VIII II printing tied by ST. THOMAS 22/5 1911 LAP. Routing instruction PER S/S PARIMA VIA NEW YORK. 25 BIT UPU letter rate from 1.10.1910 – 31.3.1917.d
GBP 85.00
Denmark, 1854
Prepaid lettersheet from Odense 17 September 1854 to Salzgitter, Kingdom of Hannover. Paid 22 sk. postage, sent – Franco Directe – and Hanoverian – D – in red crayon for D of Denmark.
GBP 43.00
Denmark, 1844
Unpaid letter sent from Copenhagen 22 June 1844 to Randers. Routing instruction – Via Callundborg – and charged 5 sk. also noted top middle of the letter, paid by the sender for handing in the letter the first hour after normal opening hours at the Copenhagen post office. Charged 18 sk. for the rate to Randers and 1 sk. local delivery fee at Randers, total paid 19 sk. by addressee. Sent with the steamer Chr VIII on the Aarhus-Copenhagen mail route, 2nd weekly trip on Saturday's.
GBP 171.00
Denmark, 1849
PASSAGEER-BILLET for Reisende med den forenede Brev- og Personpost over STORE-BELT, 1 December 1849. Passenger ticket issued for a Danish Corporal, paid 1 Rbd. and 40 Sk. Glued to a card-board for preservation, already a long time ago or may have been from a family scrap book.
GBP 128.00
Denmark, 1831
Franco letter (letter front with flap) from Randers (1831-32) to Gothenburg, with instruction - franco Helsingborg - , Swedish postage 9 Skilling Banco paid to Gothenburg, and Swedish bill no. 5 on front. . – RANDERS – straight line mark - on reverse and town manuscript – Rand. DAKA #3. According to Carstensen, only recorded use in 1831 of the 25 mm RANDERS postmark. With disinfection holes against cholera.
GBP 684.00
Denmark, 1855
Royal Service K.D.S. ship-letter sent from Copenhagen 27 July 1855 to Itzehoe, showing a clear strike of the octagonal – FRA KJÖBENHAVN – a rare use on Royal Service letters. Furhtermore, the letter is sent by an official from Schleswig-Holstein-Lauenburg Wasserbau Directorat (wax seal). This is an interesting letter, showing that an official from Altona using the Royal Service in order to mail a letter during his stay in Copenhagen, a very rare use from an Official traveling in an official capacity.
GBP 855.00
Denmark, 1864
Militaria letter from Randers 14 September 1864 to Viborg, from the Prussian occupying forces in Jütland. Sent through the Field Post Service and stamped – K. PR. FELDPOST / III. ARMEECORPS. 14/9 -.
GBP 342.00