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Auction: 23024 - The Caroe Family Collections of Cameroons, Faroe Islands, Denmark and Danish West Indies
Lot: 559

(x) Danish West Indies
Ship Mail
Private Ship Mail. Hamburg American Packet Company
1873 (28 April), entire letter from St. Thomas to Copenhagen with a fine strike of the rare framed "Aus Westindien/über Bremen" handstamp, a range of manuscript rate markings on the front, transit and arrival markings on reverse; small cover faults at lower right, fine. Photo

note: in "Danish West Indies Mails 1754-1917" it states Seven uses of this cachet are recorded, only two from the D.W.I.

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