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  • Lot# : 1213 Denmark

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    Catalogue# : 11+12+14
    1864: 2 sk. blue, 3 s. lilac and 8 s. yellow-brown, used on 11869 entire letter from Copenhagen to Zurich, Switzerland tied by "1" target handstamps in black. Copenhagen despatch cds at left (Dec 3), reverse with 'Kiel / Hamburg' transit and Zurich arrival cds. The 2 s. with contemporary closed tear at left, nevertheless a rare and attractive three colour franking to an unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1214 Denmark

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    Catalogue# : 15
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    1866 (March 29): Registered Envelope from Viborg to Rangoon, Birma, then part of British India, sent to a sailor on the Danish bark 'Emily', bearing a single and a horizontal strip of three of 1864 16 sk. olive perf. 13:12½, tied by clear three-ring '77' numeral of Viborg in black with matching VIBORG despatch cds in blue alongside. Front with "LONDON PAID 2 AP 66" transit cds in red. The VIBORG datestamp is the earliest recorded usage of an Antikva type IV datestamp. Reverse with "K.D.P.A LÜBECK" transit (March 31) and CALCUTTA receiving and despatch cds's in red (May 13) as well as an indistinct RANGOON arrival cds in red. The danish pre-payment of 64 skilling was divided "60/4" with four skilling for Denmark and 60 skilling credit for the foreign postage. Front with handstruck '1d' in red for the colonial one penny rate. Rightmost stamp defective, part of backflap missing, some toning as to be expected, nevertheless following the Karsten Jensen census in the 2017 FACIT catalogue, the first letter known to Burma, one of the first letters from Denmark to Asia in general, a rare and desirable item for an advanced collection of the postal history of Denmark or the postal connections between Europe and Asia. Cert. Carl Aage Møller (1998) Facit 15.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1215 Denmark

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    Catalogue# : 17/Ia
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    1871: Bicoloured 3 öre in a horizontal pair, used on 1871 entire letter to Sweden tied by circular "1" numerals and by corresponding Copenhagen oval despatch datestamp (June 8) in black. Further Copenhagen cds at left and Swedish Railway datestamp on reverse. Slight bends not affecting the appearance of a fine cover. Signed E. Diena, R. Mondolfo. Cert. Paaskesen (1998).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1216 Denmark

    1937/2010: Lot some hundred booklets in mint condition (few used ones can be found as well), partly some duplication, in addition a small selection Framas of various types used/unused, on cover or FDC, incl. various face values, proof prints, miscuts, coil strips of four etc., in good condition, neatly arranged in five albums and served in a box.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF
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