Previous Lot Next Lot

Auction: 23024 - The Caroe Family Collections of Cameroons, Faroe Islands, Denmark and Danish West Indies
Lot: 626

(x) Danish West Indies
Incoming Mail
1859 (13 Sept.), 1854-59 dotted spandrels 16s. grey-lilac horizontal strip of three, 1858 wavy spandrels 4s. and 8s., all with good to large margins, tied by "1" in concentric circles to envelope from Copenhagen to St. Thomas, "Hamburg" butterfly (14.9) and red London (16.9) datestamps on the front, British Post Office St. Thomas (1.10) arrival on the reverse; fine. With Møller Certificate (2007) stating "... A rare cover in excellent quality, flawless (a notation at bottom left is powdered)". Photo

note: Only fourteen letters recorded from Denmark to its Colony between 1842-77

Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

£1,000 to £1,500

Starting price