Unfranked postcard 23 July 1917 sent to 'Billetmrk' at the Kiosk at Kongens Nytorv. The official postal service postmark 'KJØBENHAVN B. 23.7.1917 3-4E B' and unfranked, then delivered to Telefonkiosken at Kongens Nytorv who must have paid the the postage. 5 øre blue (DAKA 1) 1896 first issue, postmarked with violet numeral 'TELEFONKIOSKEN / 1 / KONGENS NYTORV'. When collected the 5 øre stamp was paid by the addressee, although it is not explainable why the letter has not been charged due by the regular postal service. Extremely rare card.
Copenhagen Bypost - 10 øre Expresbrev with pointed flap on laid paper, blue sent to 'Kongens Nytorv 21, 3. sal' and with registration manuscript 'R·114' - Rare in used condition.
Copenhagen Bypost - 10 øre Expres-Brevkort blue sent to '16 Frederiksholm Kanal' and with registration manuscript 'R·331' - Rare in used condition.
Copenhagen Bypost - 10 øre Expres-Brevkort red sent to '16 Frederiksholm Kanal' and with registration manuscript 'R·330' - Rare in used condition.
Aarhus Bypost - 3 øre AARHUS TELEFON OG BYPOST brev-kort posted on 28 April 1887 and cancelled with straight line mark '28 4 87' black ink. Sent to Brygggeriet CERES, backstamped with sender's cachet 'FREDERIKSBJERG APOTHEK AARHUS'. Only three used examples recorded.
Denmark, ca. 1881
Bypost 3 øre ochre yellow BREVKORT (january 1881) canceled and sent to 'Hr. Kaptajn Bærentzen, Ny Kongensgade 15, 4 sal. - on message side ''Arcturus sejler på fredag til Trangisvåg og Thorshavn, Din heng. Chr. Bærentzen'.
10 øre grey/black/golden TELEGRAM FRIMÆRKE on dated EXPRES-BREVKORT dated 4 February 1881. Cancelled with 3-ring cancel, excellent condition.
Vejle Bypost letter sent to Andr. J. Schmidt, Shoemaker, Grønnegade 409, Vejle. A local 1887 3 øre green cancelled with star-type canceller VB in the middle, VB: Vejle Bypost. Extremely rare letter.
Franko-Mark 'KJØBENHAVNS BYPOST 3 ØRE' stamped on business envelope from Th. Nielsen & CO., Amagertorv 22, KBH K.
Local letter sent Copenhagen 9 July 1931 the female operasinger Karenmarie Nielsen, c/o Kiosk, corner of Østerbrogade/Jagtvej, kiosk no. 17. Two 5 øre King Christian X Jubilee paying local rate, at Telefonkiosken a provisional 25 øre blue 'KØBENHAVNS TELEFON KIOSKER) stamp affixed on the back.
Royal Service Lettter sent with Copenhagen Foot Post from Bornholm 13 September 1819. On reverse list number “8-“ and on front “10” Copenhagen foot post listing. Stamped with RED circular “FP”. DAKA 4B, ONLY RECORDED IN RED. Red ink indicate receiver to pay the postage, 8 sk. as indicated on reverse.
Undated folded letter, prepaid “frit” sent locally within Copenhagen through the Local Foot post ca. 1808. At top left corner written a provisional “F.P.)”, may either have been added by the foot post mailman on his route or the postmark may have been missing or mislaid, . It is considered a substitute for the Foot-post mark F.P. type II, only known example recorded, ex. Rathje collection. DAKA 2C.
Denmark, 1873, SKIL KV4a
2 Sk. ultramarine (SKILLING KV4a) stationery envelope sent through Copenhagen foot post on 29 September 1873, canceled with numeral '1' alongside foot post mark 'F: 7 1/2 29/9 73 P:' OVA-4
Denmark, 1874, 16
2 sk. bicolored VIII printing pos. A52 on foot post letter 27 July 1874 to Strandgade 28, 1Ste Sal. Canceled with distinct numeral '1' alongside FP (Skilling 8) in black 27/7 74. A clean and neat cover.
Die proof in black of King Christian IX 5 øre denomination on thick large paper with impression of the copper block, designed by Hans Tegner. Rare.
Official Military letter with royal insignium “C7mus” sent from Odense 7 March 1772 to Husum. The King’s initial sin stylised form with a conventionalized royal crown above, signifies Royal Franking Privilege with certificate. Postal markings list number “1-“ on reverse. From 1 August 1771, a royal regulation announced, that military letters on official matters between the officials were subject to a certificate (Fr. Olsen, page 179.)
4 sk. BREV-KORT from Skive 29 June 1875 to Copenhagen. Skilling/Øre usage with 4 sk. paying 8 øre domestic post card rate. The 4 sk. card was used from 1.4.1871 paying for the 4 sk. domestic postcard rate, after 1.1.1875 - 4 sk. corresponded to 8 øre and paying the correct postcard rate. A beautiful piece in every respect.
Copenhagen, Telegram from Halifax, Copenhagen 19 July 1945. Post war censor mark 'C [Crown] 6' in violet. Rare.
Denmark, 1863, 9
4 skilling rouletted issue 1863, canceled with esrom style postmark 'SKJBK' Skjærbæk. Upright and distinct cancellation.
Danish West Indies, 1909, 29
Registered letter from Frederiksted 14 May 1909 to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. 50 BIT King Christian IX tied by CDS “FREDERIKSTED 14/5 1909” with registration mark “FREDERIKSTED R. No. 345”. Favored rate 25 BIT within 1500 nautical miles from 1.5.1907 – 30.9.1909 plus 25 BIT registration fee, normal letter rate 40 BIT for all other countries. Announcement in St. Thomas Tidende 16.4.1907, included favored rate to Barbardos, Canada, Cuba, Curacao, USA, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Tobago and Trinidad, lowering the rate from 40 BIT to 25 BIT on 1 May 1907. SUPERB in every respect.
Letter sent from Esrom to Copenhagen 18 January 1870 franked with 4 sk. 1864-issue tied by esrom type “ESROM” alongside “Fredensborg” CDS and delivered by the Foot Post service in Copenhagen with large oval Foot Post mark dated 19.1.1870. Unusual combination of these two cancels.