Slesvig-Holsten, 1867, 8
Local letter sent within Hadersleben 2 August 1867. 1/2 Sch. SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN rose cancelled with Prussian 1-ring 'HADERSLEBEN 2/8 67 7-8V. Local letters are scarce and this letter is in outstanding quality.
GBP 1,080.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1867, 14
Lettersheet Mögeltondern 5 January 1867 to Tønder, Denmark. 1 1/4 Schilling HERZOGTH-SCHLESWIG rose lilac cancelled with Prussian 1-ring 'MÖGELTONDERN 5/1 67 5-6N'. Backstamped Prussian two-ring 'TONDERN 5/1 67'. Domestic rate 1 1/4 Sch. C.
GBP 270.00
Iceland, 1938
Leifr Eiricssons Day 1938, 10 (aur) LEIFFUR HEPPNI grey-lilac with full margins on all 4 sides, perforated, double perforation on right side. Halftone recess printing by Staatsdruckerei, Wien. As small single stamp sheet extremely rare.
GBP 720.00
Iceland, 1938
Leifr Eiricssons Day 1938, 20 (aur) GEYSIR dark brown with full margins on all 4 sides, perforated. Halftone recess printing by Staatsdruckerei, Wien. As small single stamp sheet extremely rare.
GBP 540.00
Iceland, 1890, 13
5 Aur dark ultramarine single postal card “BRJEFSPJALD” 1879-issue white corners, Schilling #1C from Eyjarbakki 1890 to Helsingfors, Finland. Cancelled 'REYKJAVIK 12/5' with Edinburg small octagonal 'SHIP LETTER' and stamped 'HELSINGFORS 25-V-90'. Uprated with 5 aur green 1882 oval issue perf. 14 x 13 172. 10 aur UPU foreign post card rate. I have only recorded this card and a letter to Finland franked with Oval issues, rare destination. SE-corner cut.
GBP 1,801.00
Iceland, 1905, 36
Postcard Reykjavik 16 August 1905 to Thorshavn, Faroe Islands. Franked with pair of 4 aur King Christian IX tied with swiss type 'REYKJAVIK 16-8-1905' and receiving 'THORSHAVN 14-9.-1905' swiss type on front.
GBP 203.00
Iceland, 1928, TJ35,37
Official letter from Patreksfjördur 3 November 1928 to Reykjavik. 5 and 15 aur King Christian X PJONUSTU tied with swiss type 'PATREKSFJÖRDUR -3.-11-1928.'
GBP 270.00
Iceland, 1950, 253,254,215B
Parcelcard from Nordurfjördur 12 July 1950 to Hafnarfirdi. Franked with two 1 Kr. and one 10 Kr. HEKLA (1948) and 2 Kr. Karlsefni (missing corner), on the back eight 50 aur Hekla 1947 and two 2 Kr. Karlsefni, all tied with violet numeral cancel '208'. Parcel label 'NORDURFJÖRDUR 595', weight of parcel 7 kg., postmarked 'REYKJAVIK 17.VII.50. Numeral cancels rarely used on parcel cards with the stamps from 1944. Rate, parcel by car or ship 5-10 kg. 22 Kr. from 1.5.1950 - 31.12.1951.
GBP 900.00
Denmark, 1875
Letter from Maracaibo 30 April 1873 via St. Thomas 16 May to Vera Cruz, Mexico . British 4d plate 12 cancelled with clear and clean duplex 'C51 ST-THOMAS A / MY16 73 / PAID', routing instruction 'Via San Tomas'. From St. Thomas with RMSPC steamer 'EIDER' 17 May and arriving Vera Cruz 27 May. British packet 4d rate within Caribbean Sea.
GBP 450.00
Danish West Indies, 1899, 10
Registered postcard from Frederiksted 27 September 1899 to Copenhagen, Denmark. Pair 5 cents bicoloured IV printing cancelled with weak Frederiksted cds. Boxed 'Dansk / Vestindien / R No. 449' and New York registered exchange label '32353' and datestamp 4 October 1899. Copenhagen '15.10.99' receiving mark. 3 cents postcard rate 1.4.1879 - 31.12.1901 plus 7 cents registration fee 1.9.1877 - 31-12.1901, correct 10 cents rate. Registered postcards are rare.
GBP 1,350.00
Danish West Indies, 1911, 37
Local letter from St. Jan 20 February 1911 to St. Thomas. 10 BIT King Frederik VIII cancelled with ANT2 'ST. JAN 20/2 1911' and backstamped 'ST. THOMAS 20/2 1911'. 10 BIT local letter rate 1.4.1905 - 31.3.1917.
GBP 675.00
Denmark, 1945
'Kriegsgefangenenpost / Rückantwortbrief' written by Stella Skov in Copenhagen on 20 March 1945 to her husband Hans Skov, prisoner no. '309020'. Stamped in red 'Interneret Post', 'Retur' and 'Overflyttet til Frøslev' and dateline mark '22. MRTS.1945'. Hans Skov was arrested on 19 September 1944 and sent to Buchelwald the same date, and transferred to Frøslevlejren 10 April 1945 from KZ Buchenwald. He was arrested with reason for 'Aktion politi'.
GBP 540.00
Iceland, 1876, TJ PT 5a
10 aur Pjónustu, ultramarine, colour proof on imperforate thin paper without watermark, pair with full corner sheet margin.
GBP 270.00
Denmark, 1917
Feldpost card from Tondern 13 October 1917 to Berlin. Censored boxed 'Geprüft / 5. Mar.-Luftschiff-Trupp' and circular 'Kaiserliche Marine / Postprüfung / V. Marine- Luftschiff-Trupp Tondern' both in red ink.
GBP 180.00
Denmark, 1945
Letter from FIELD POST OFFICE 504 9 December 1945 to Copenhagen, sent by Tove Rasmussen, UNRRA-Team 89, 30th Corps-Distr. HG, B.O.A.R., Germany.
GBP 90.00
Iceland, 1917, 76,77
Letter from Reykjavik 23 August 1917 to Hässleholm, Sweden. Eight 1 Eyr and four 3 aur Two-King's issue tied with 'REYKJAVIK 23VIII.17' and backstamped in Sweden 22.11.17. Opened by British censor and resealing tape 'OPENED BY CENSOR / 4983'.
GBP 270.00
Denmark, 1917, SF 1
5 øre King Christian X, soldierstamp overprint SF. Complete corner sheet marign, printing number No. 114-O (AFA 3.000)
GBP 225.00
Denmark, 1858, 4
Letter from Svendborg 7 June 1858 to the small island Lyø just outside Faaborg. 4 Sk. 1854 cancelled with numeral '70' Svendborg, backstamped with straightline mark 'SVENDBORG' LIN-2, and manuscript '7/6 1858'. Only recorded example of this 1-line mark.
GBP 900.00
Iceland, 1946, 238
Insufficiently paid letter from St. Albans 16 February 1946 to Reykjavik, Iceland. British 1/2d and 2d stamps, insufficiently prepaid, stamped 'T' and charged '20' red crayon. In payment for the postage due two ordinary postage stamps of 10 aur herring grey were used to charge the due of 20 aur and stamped 'REYKJAVIK 6.III.45. Extremely rare with ordinary stamps used as postage due, even though that Iceland never issued postage due stamps.
GBP 405.00
Iceland, 1909, 48,50
Postcard from Reykjavik 29 April 1909 to Gentinnes, Belgium. 1 Eyr and 4 aur Two-King's issue tied with 'REYKJAVIK 29.4.09' and 'GENTINNES 6 MAI 6-7 1909', sent at 5 aur printed matter rate.
GBP 45.00
Slesvig-Holsten, 1858, 7
Letter from Lütjenburg 24 December 1858 to Karlshütte, Rendsburg. 4 sk. I. printing 1858 wavy-line, plate I-9, cancelled with clear numeral in blue '122' alongside cds in blue 'LÜTJENBURG 24/12 1858'. A beautiful letter sent on Christmas Evening.
GBP 360.00