Faroe Islands, 1945
Registered letter sent from Thorshavn to Aarhus 27 March 1946, with British registration label No. 0409.
Faroe Islands, 1942
"Letter from Midvaag to Kollefjord via Thorshavn 11 August 1942, bearing a 20 øre caravel issue tied by removed star cancel “MIDVAAG”. Local military censorship by the British forces sealed with neutral brown censorstrip and stamped with two-line "OPENED BY / MILITARY CENSOR"."
Faroe Islands, 1945
"A.R. Registered air mail letter sent from Fresno CA to Thorshavn 3 April 1942, stamped “Return Receipt Requested” and censortape "P.C. 90 - Examiner 7318", "51-851-W.H.H. Ltd."
Faroe Islands, 1924
Postcard sent from Faroe Islands via Edinburgh to Copenhagen, bearing a 15 øre lilac 1924 Danish Postal 400th Anniversary, tied by two-ring “EDINBURGH 11 - 20 DE 24” alongside italic “PAQUEBOT”. With Danish Christmas seal, here used on the Faroe Islands. 15 øre domestic rate from 1.7.1920-1.4.1926, despite it was sent as ship mail via England.
Faroe Islands, 1940
Registered letter sent to the British Consulate at Thorshavn with “Radio-Hilsen” 14. December 1940 from GØTEGJOV, with collecting office star-removed cancel GØTEGJOV and receiving mark THORSHAVN 14.12.1940 16-17 and registration label Thorshavn 368. This year only, BBC had agreed to broadcast Christmas Greetings to relatives in Denmark. The fee was 5 Kr. - and should be sent to the British Consulate and this letter contained a note of 5 Kr. Letter rate 20 øre plus 30 øre registration fee.
Faroe Islands, 1938
Letter sent from Myggenæs to Thorshavn, bearing a 15 øre Caravel issue tied by removed star cancel “MYGGENÆS” alongside CDS “THORSHAVN 15.2.38”, DAKA 36.02.
Faroe Islands, 1944
Thorshavn Meter marks, 5 and 20 øre on philatelic envelopes, all FDC cancels 20th June 1944.
Faroe Islands, 1924, 83, 85
Printed matter to FAROE ISLANDS sent from Reykjavik 31 December 1924, bearing pair of 1 eyr and 4 aur King Christian X 1920-issue. Printed matters sent to Faroe Islands are scarce. Correct 10 aur franking for the printed matter rate.
Faroe Islands, 1852
Entire letter from Horsbüll, South East of Tønder in the Duchy of Schleswig on 22 May 1852 to Thorshavn, Faroe Islands. From Tønder with list no. 5 to Copenhagen, and to Thorshavn a list no. 14 noted in pencil, paid and marked 2 Sch. C marked in red (6 RBS. Few letters from Schleswig this early has been sent to the Faroe Islands.
Price on request
Faroe Islands, 1916
Postcard written onboard the inspection ship „ISLANDS FALK” stationed in the waters of Faroe Islands, dated Thorshavn 21 December 1916. Sent from Thorshavn in marine mail bag addressed to an Officer Vedel, on the cruiser „Heimdal”, care of Købmagergade’s post office. Forwarded to the marine station at Korsør, the homeport of Heimdal.
Faroe Islands, 1849
Official letter sent from the Administration of Greenland and The Faroes in Copenhagen to Thorshavn 20. January 1849, without any markings at all. Quite unusual actually, with full contents inside.
Faroe Islands, 1940
Registered letter sent to the British Consulate at Thorshavn with “Radio-Hilsen” 14. December 1940 from Andefjord, with collecting office star-removed cancel ANDEFJORD and receiving mark THORSHAVN 14.12.1940 16-17 and registration label Thorshavn 308. Envelope with the note RADIO HILSEN, this year only, BBC had agreed to broadcast Christmas Greetings to relatives in Denmark. The fee was 5 Kr. - and should be sent to the British Consulate and this letter contained a note of 5 Kr. Letter rate 20 øre plus 30 øre registration fee.
Faroe Islands, 1914
Telegram received 6 December 1914 at Thorshavn to Vaag from Aarhus, Denmark. Stamped with DET STORE NORDISKE TELEGRAFSELSKAB / 6 DEC 1914.
Faroe Islands, 1913
Postcard sent from Hamburg 8 August 1913 to Halle, Germany. With 3pf DR and scene from Thorshavn harbour, from the Nordlandfahrten der Hamburg-Amerika Linie with the steamer VICTORIA LUISE, arrived at Thorshavn 8 August 1913.
Faroe Islands, 1935
Envelope from Faroe Islands November 1935 via Edinburgh to Copenhagen, Denmark and bearing a 15 øre red Hans Christian Andernsen adhesive, tied by EDINBURGH 23 NOV 1935 machine cancel and 1-line mark PAQUEBOT italic type, alongside 3-line ship mark - Via Leith / med / S/S Island, a scarce ship mark in very fine condition.
Faroe Islands, 1941, 246, 2A,6A
Airmail letter from Thorshavn 2 May 1941 to Copenhagen, Denmark bearing 190 øre stamps in postage, three 20/1 øre and two 60 øre provisional issue 1941 and two 5 øre wavy-line issue, tied by cds “THORSHAVN 2.5.41 17-19” with receving mark “VANLØSE 21.7.41 12,00” struck on front. 20 øre letter rate plus 2x 85 øre airmail surcharge making 190 øre correct franking. British resealing tape “P.C. 90 / OPENED BY / EXAMINER 4461” and German “Geöffnet b” resealing tape and censormark in red. Envelope slightly cut at top.
Faroe Islands, 1900, 23B
Letter from Faroe Island to Copenhagen (+/- 1900). Pair 4 øre bicolored perforation 12 3/4 cancelled twice with 1-line mark “Fra Færöerne” in Copenhagen.
Faroe Islands, 1941
Insured letter with 800 kr. sent from Thorshavn 9 January 1941 to Klaksvig. Provisional issue 50/5 and 20/15 øre tied with THORSHAVN -9.4.1941 16-17, value label “V Thorshavn 370”. Letter sent from Folmer Østergaaard with salary payment to construction workers. 20 øre letter rate plus 50 øre insured fee up to 1000 kr.
Faroe Islands, 1941
Airmail letter from Vaag via Lissabon/New York to 12 March 1941. This letter is mailed prior to the very short period when London allowed mail to Denmark from April 4 to May 29, 1941. Franked with three 50/5 øre provisional 1st printing and 40 øre adhesive. Rate to Denmark 20 øre, 2x 85 øre air mail surcharge per 5 gram = 190 øre. British censor strip “OPENED BY / EXAMINER 4466” and German München censor strip.
Danish West Indies, 1928
Envelope from Thorshavn 20 October 1928 to Reykjavik, Iceland bearing 20 aur red National Library tied by “THORSHAVN 20.10.28 5-7 E” CDS and boxed “PAQUEBOT” likely applied i Reykjavik on ship’s arrival.
Faroe Islands, 1905
Insured Parcel from suboffice Sand via Thorshavn 21 September 1904 to Copenhagen, Denmark. Insured value 50 kr. for 1 parcel weighing 1 pound, Thorshavn. 99 purple label, two 10 øre red and 5 øre green Coat of Arms issue tied collecting office star-cancel SAND alongside Swiss-type THORSHAVN 21.-9.-1904 with Copenhagen receiving mark 29 September 1904 on reverse.