Denmark, 1864, 9,10
Entire sent from Copenhagen to Christiania on 22 September 1863 bearing a 16 sk. rouletted and 4 sk. 1863-issue, tied by numeral “1” alongside CDS “KIØBENHAVN O.P.E. 22.9.1863” in blue. 20 sk. is paying the letter rate to Norway by steamer, through Sweden it would have been 24 sk. at the time.
GBP 3,846.00
Danish West Indies, 1906, 25,26
Envelope sent from Frederiksted 5. September 1906 to New York, USA. Franked with pair 10 BIT and 20 BIT King Christian IX issued tied by CDS “FREDERIKSTED 5/9 1906”, paying the 40 BIT UPU rate 15.9.1905 – 31.12.1909. Routing instruction “Pr. Trinidad”.
GBP 154.00
Denmark, 1905, 47
Wrapper 5 øre Coat-of-Arms sent from Aarhus 2 May 1905 to Italy, uprated with 10 øre King Christian IX (AFA 47) tied by CDS Aarhus.
GBP 68.00
Denmark, 1873, 7a
4 Cents bicolored I printing, mint never hinged block of 4 with right sheet margin.
GBP 1,197.00
Danish West Indies, 1905
"Commercial letter from St. Thomas to Marseille 2 October 1905 bearing 40 BIT King Christian IX tied by "ST. THOMAS 1 10 1905" CDS. Correct franking with 40 BIT rate to UPU countries. Manuscript endorsed "Pr. S/S St. Thomas". "
GBP 256.00
Denmark, 1852
Entire from Gravenstein 3 September 1852 to Flensburg. Postage paid with a 4 RBS Ferslew printing plate I, cancelled with two strikes of mute 4-ring canceller and datestamped ANTIII-1 - GRAVENSTEIN. 3/9 1852 –, earliest date and one of only two recorded on letter with 4 RBS Ferslew.
GBP 1,282.00
Danish West Indies, 1912, 36
Printed matter postcard from Frederiksted 29 February 1912 to Gand, Belgium. 5 BIT green/green King Frederik VIII tied by FREDERIKSTED 29/2 1912 LAP2 and Gand 18/3 receiving mark struck on front. Printed matter rate 15.7.1905 – 31.3.1917.
GBP 256.00
Danish West Indies, 1837
Dated St. Croix 10 March 1837 to Toronto, Upper Canada. Transit “NEW-YORK / APL / 8” and red straight line “SHIP” in red struck on front and carried to exchange point Queenston north of Niagara Falls, NY and struck “QUEENSTON AP 14 1837” in greenish blue ink. Charged “27” cents in red ink, with 2¢ ship charge and 25¢ US charge, total 27US¢ due = Canadian 1/4½ shilling, plus 7d Canadian charge = 1/11½ Canadian due by addressee. From the content a mention of local mail coach service. The brig arrived in Bassin yesterday & the letters due brought over by the stage coach today, you must know that we have a regular stage every day between the two towns.
GBP 641.00
Greenland, 1955
Registered letter from Sdr. Strømfjord 12 December 1955 to Copenhagen, Denmark. Franked with 5 øre DANMARK BEFRIET overprint INVERTED OVERPRINT and 15 øre Frederik IX and 50 øre Gustav Holm, cancelled with cds ‘SDR. STRØMFJORD 12.-12.-1955’ and registration label no. 283.
GBP 1,026.00
Greenland, 1950
Postcard sent from Paris via Reykjavik 1 August 1950 to the Expedition in Greenland. Stamped with the cachet “Missions Paul-Emile Victor - Expeditions Polar Françaises” and signed by Paul E. Victor, and franked on the back with a french 15 F expdition adhesive, receiving postmark on front ‘ELLA Ø’.
GBP 128.00
Greenland, 1945
Prisoner of war letter from England written by Børresen July 1945, he was imprisoned from 1940-45. He participated in an "expedition" to East Greenland during the II. World War, when the first thing they did upon arrival was to rig a transmitter and send weather reports to Germany. The British sent a warship to catch the expedition members and hold Børresen in a POW camp until after the war. Børresen was convicted of Nazi activities and was imprisoned as a collaborator. Part of the address is crossed out, but Pont Street 10 is the location where Christmas Møller conducted his "government in exile". It became known as Furenak Ekpeditionen in 1940, Børresen became also member of DNSAP (Dänische National Socialistische Arbeiter Partei) 10. August 1939. Børresen was kept in the camp from 1940-1945.
GBP 1,538.00
Danish West Indies, 1816
Privately conveyed entire St. Croix 26 June 1816 to Copenhagen, Denmark. British Packet’s resumed service from St. Thomas in early 1817, this letter sent with Mm. Mothy and endorsed ‘Mm. Mothy’. She was accompanying three children back to Denmark onboard of the ship ‘Europa’ under the command of Capt. Bödker. Any letter’s from DWI to Denmark prior to 1840’ies is almost unrecorded.
GBP 855.00
Danish West Indies, 1883
Bookpost letter (printed matter) from St. Thomas 6. October 1883 to St. Louis, USA. Pair of 1 cent bicolored IV printing pos. 77-78 (1880), cancelled with cds ‘ST. THOMAS 6/10 1883’ ANT 3 wide ‘O’, noted ‘pr. Bookpost’ = printed matter UPU rate 2¢ 2.4.1878 – 31.12.1901, routing instruction ‘French Mail via Havana’, minor signs of wear. A scarce postal rate with the bicolored issues.
GBP 855.00
Danish West Indies, 1903
Letter from St. Thomas 19 January 1903 to Newport, Rhode Island, USA. Provisional Copenhagen overprint ‘8 Cents 1902’ on 10¢ bicolored tied by CDS ‘ST. THOMAS 19/1 1903’. UPU letter rate 8¢ from 1.1.1902 – 14.07.1905.
GBP 299.00
Danish West Indies, 1888
Mourning envelope from St. Thomas 30 August 1888 to Colchester, England. 10¢ bicolored IV printing cancelled with cds ‘ST: THOMAS 30/8 1888’ LAP1 and receiving cds ‘COLCHESTER SP15 88’ on reverse.
GBP 299.00
Danish West Indies, 1917, 44-51
Complete set of King Christian X bicolored issue in pairs on small cuts, all tied by datestamp “ST. THOMAS 13.3.1917”. Complete sets larger than single stamps in used condition are extremely rare.
GBP 1,368.00
Danish West Indies, 1908
Postcard posted at a ship in St. Thomas 7 October 1908 to Paris, France via San Juan, Puerto Rico. King Frederik VIII 10 BIT tied by straight line ‘Ship’s Letter’ alongside cds ‘SAN JUAN, P.R. TRANSIT / OCT 7 1908’. A most unusual cancellation on a DWI postcard/letter.
GBP 855.00
Danish West Indies, 1911
Local letter from Kingshill 6 October 1911 to St. Thomas. 10 BIT King Frederik VIII cancelled with cds ‘KINGSHILL 6/10 1911’ LAP1 type, transit cds ‘CHRISTIANSTED 9/10 1912’ and receiving cds ‘ST. THOMAS 10/10 1911’ on reverse. Domestic letter rate 10 BIT from 15.6.1905 – 31.3.1917, correct postage.
GBP 385.00
Danish West Indies, 1914
Registered letter from St. Thomas 22 February 1914 to Copenhagen, Denmark. King Frederik VIII 25 and 40 BIT tied by cds ‘ST. THOMAS 20/2 1914’ alongside boxed registration mark ‘ST. THOMAS / R / 2269’. UPU 2nd rate 40 BIT plus 25 BIT registration fee, correct franking. Fine and excellent quality.
GBP 641.00
Danish West Indies, 1902
2 CENTS single postal card sent from St. Thomas to Port of Spain, Trinidad. 2 CENTS with 5 text lines (PC4A4a – FG3Ha) with 1st text line ”ENPOS” blurred, imprint type 3. Cancelled with cds ‘ST. THOMAS 19/2 1902’ and receiving ‘PORT·OF·SPAIN TRINIDAD / MR 5 1902’. Adressed to Kapitän von sms ”VINETA”. UPU postcard rate 2¢ from 1.1.1902 – 1.4.1917.
GBP 154.00
Slesvig, 1872
Entire sent from Toftlund 7 September 1872 to Kolding, Denmark. Franked with DR 1 Groschen Small Eagle issue tied by prussian 1-ring cds ‘TOFTLUND 7 9 72 4-5N.’, paying 1 Gr. for the border rate Germany-Denmark, only very few border rate covers known with 1 GR DR Eagle issue.
GBP 2,393.00