Danish West Indies, 1916
“Gratis Postbevis” with printed 'Christiansteds Postkontor / den .... 191 '. Postal receipt for REGISTERED letter '2316' sent from Christiansted to Copenhagen 14 February 1916, for letter franked with 1FR 40 BIT. In total three 'Postbevis' recorded, only known of this type.
Letter from London 22 January 1940 to Copenhagen. Without stamps that was loosened by water and stamped 'Beskadiget af Søvand'. Carried onboard DFDS ship S/S ”Vidar” sunk in the Northsea 31 January 1940, torpedoed by the German submarine U-21. 15 people died. Envelope in original glassine envelope from the Danish Post 'Heri en under Postbesørgelsen beskadiget Forsendelse.
Refugee letter from Sæby 23 April 1946 to Red Cross, London, England. Sent by 'Siegfried Hermann, Flüchtlingslager, Saeby-West Jütland (Dänemark). Backstamped with refugee camp mark '[CROWN] / LUFTVÆRNSKONTORET / SÆBY '
Parcel letter from Halsi 17 December 1864 to Reykjavik, with complete letter inside.
Iceland, 1902, 10B omv
Official 3 aur perforation 12¾ with INVERTED overprint Í GILDI ’02-’03, block of four mint never hinged with corner sheet margin, margin with hinge remnants (FACIT TJ21bv1) and small piece of sheet margin affixed on above pos. 1 in the sheet margin.
Iceland, 1903, 28B
10 aur Í GILDI '02-'03 perforation 12 3/4 on postcard sent from Reykjavik 29 August 1903 to Bruxelles in Belgium, with transitmark 'KJØBENHAVN 5.9.03' stamped on front. Rare - 10 AUR UPU postcard rate.
Envelope from Nordfirdi, Iceland 25 July 1925 to Copenhagen, Denmark. 20 aur brown King Christian X cancelled with Danish cds ‘VEJLE 52.7.25 9-11F’ alongside rectangular framed ‘Paquebot’ and noted ‘Pr. S/S. Godafoss’. The Icelandic letters arriving on board ships sailing to Vejle were all horse shipment’s, carrying also the postal mail to Denmark. Horsetrader Carl Sørensen imported the horses and the last known date with these ships from Iceland is 25 July 1925, first of these ships arrived 1920 in Vejle.
Letter from Reykjavik June 1923 to Copenhagen, Denmark. 20 aur brown King Christian X cancelled on arrival with cds AALBORG 15.6.23 12-5E and ship letter origin 'pr. Skib fra Island.' with reception mark KJØBENHAVN 2 OMB. 16.6.23 B. An extremely rare ship letter cancellation, very fresh and every aspect of this letter in superb condition.
Parcel card from Amsterdam 27 September 1926 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Two 60 CENT Queen Wilhelmina cancelled with cds Amsterdam, vertical fold in card affecting lower stamp on the card. Rarely seen destination for parcelcards from The Netherlands at this time period.
Parcel card from Hamburg 27 June 1922 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Prepaid in cash, no German stamps. Charged with Icelandic 1 kr. King Christian X and cancelled with datestamp 'REYKJAVIK 17.VII.22', with the stamp used as TOLLUR but cancelled with ordinary postmark.
Parcel card from Remscheid 31 October 1927 to Reykjavik, Iceland. Deutsches Reich with two 100 pf (MI 343) and three on the back (one defect) and 40 pf Leibniz (MI 395) cancelled 'REMSCHEID 31.10.1927'. Rare destination.
Faroe Islands, 1905
Postcard from Trangisvaaag 17 December 1905 to Thorshavn. 5 øre Coat-of-Arms paying postcard rate and two pairs of 1905 CHRISTMAS SEAL tied by Trangisvaag postmark. Postcards with 1905 Danish Christmas seals are very unusual on local postcards within the Faroe Islands.
Faroe Islands, 1880
Parcel letter from Thorshavn 12 December ca. 1888-99 to Sorø, Denmark. Franked with pair 12 øre inverted frame tied by grotesque ‘THORSHAVN 30/11’ and receiving cds ‘KJØBENHAVN PP 12/12 K’, one parcel weighing 3π 30 kv., parcel registration label ‘Fra Thorshavn 249’. Receiving cds ‘SORØ 123/12 2 POST’ on reverse.
Faroe Islands, 1870
Sailing plan 1870 for the Royal Postal Steamer between Copenhagen – Faroe Islands and Iceland, with arrival and departures at Copenhagen, Lerwick, Leith, Thorshavn, Seydisfjord and Reykjavik. Includes tables with rates for passengers and freight.
Faroe Islands, 1870
Sailing plan 1872 for the Royal Postal Steamer between Copenhagen – Faroe Islands and Iceland, with arrival and departures at Copenhagen, Lerwick, Leith, Thorshavn, Seydisfjord and Reykjavik. Includes tables with rates for passengers and freight.
Faroe Islands, 1952
Printed matter from Porkere 1 March 1952 to Trangisvaag. 6 øre wavy-line tied by removed star cancel “PORKERE” alongside cds. “VAAG 1.3.52 9-14”. One of the most sought after removed star cancel from Faroe Island.
Slesvig-Holsten, 1864, 4
Lettersheet from Rothenkrug 21 July 1864 to Hadersleben, in the Duchy of Schleswig. 1 1/4 Schilling HERZOGTH-SCHLESWIG green and cancelled with postmark from the occupying Prussian forces 'K:PR:FELDPOST-RELAIS No. 16.' Only recorded town manuscript 'Rothenkrug' and only recorded example of 'K:PR:FELDPOST-RELAIS No. 16.', furhtermore here used as a extremely rare cancelling of a postage stamp.
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Senders receipt 'Aufgabs-Recepisse' for a money-letter with 36 Thaler, postmarked 20 March 1864 and sent to Cologne. Austrian forces in 1864 occupation of Denmark, postmarked 'K.K.FELDPOST No. 1 20/3' 1864. Few known and extremely rare postal receipt with the Austrian Forces postmark.
Slesvig, 1920, 6
Danish parcel card (cut down) from Møgeltønder 16 June 1920 to Berlin, Germany. Three 20 øre 1. ZONE Plebiscit Slesvig tied by datestamp LØGUMKLOSTER 16.6.20 6-8F. White numbered label ‘423’ and stamped 1-line ‘Møgeltønder’, parcel weighing 5 Kg., parcel fee 0-5 kg 72 øre according to the Danish ‘Post- og Rejsehåndbog von 10.12.1919 s. 54’, underfranked 12 øre and not charged. ‘50’ blue crayon which apparently is customs duties.
Slesvig, 1920, 2,9,11
Danish parcel card for two parcels from Haderslev 4 June 1920 to Soltau, Hannover, Germany. 5 Øre, pair 40 øre and two 1 Kr. 1. ZONE Plebiscit Slesvig, total franking 2,85 Kr. Purple value label without value ‘143 HADERSLEV’, red crayon ‘R’. Parcels weighing 11,5 Kg. Parcel fee 0-5 kg 60 øre, 5-11,5 kg, = + 6,5 kg. rounded up to 7 kg. with each kg. at 30 øre = 210 øre, registration fee 15 øre, total 285 øre, correct franking, minor faults on some stamps.
Official letter free of postage sent within Flensburg 14 May 1920. Stampless envelope and stamped with the cachet ‘PRESSEBUREAU DER / Internationalen Commission –Den Internationale Kommissions / PRESSEBUREAU – SLESVIG PORTOFREI’.