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Danish West Indies - Foreign Mails 1870 to 1917

Lots 2539-2548 Lots 2549-2555

Lot 2539    

Danish West Indies, 1870 (Feb. 12) St. Thomas, D.W.I. to Bordeaux, France, gray folded letter with "St-Thomas, Feb 12 '70" backstamp and blue "Nunes, Fils & Co., St. Thomas, 12 Fevr 70" circular handstamp, red London (2.28) transit backstamp and "G.B./1F60c" framed bulk debit, Calais (2.28) entry cds and matching "10" décimes due handstamp, Bordeaux (3.1) arrival backstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 2540    

Danish West Indies, 1871 (Mar. 5) Caracas, Venezuela to New York N.Y. via St. Thomas, blue folded letter with red "Lamb & Co., St. Thomas, W.I." forwarder's oval with Fouled Anchor at center and "St. Thomas, 5/3, 1871" cds, bearing France 40c orange, two singles, each tied by anchor lozenge cancel, red "St. Thomas, Paq. Fr. B. No. 4, 3 Mars 71" octagon datestamp and matching red "P.P." framed handstamp, endorsed "Via Havana" at top left, partial "N.Y. Steamship, 10, Mar 15" integral-due cds; file folds, Very Fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2541    

Danish West Indies, 1871 (Apr. 29) St. Thomas, D.W.I. to Bordeaux, France, blue folded letter bearing G.B. 1d red pair and 6d purple, tied by two strikes of vertical "C51" barred oval, red "St.-Thomas, Paid, AP 29, 71" cds, red London "Paid" (5.13) transit cds with matching "PD" in oval handstamps, Calais (5.14) entry cds overstrikes, Bordeaux (5.2) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce use of the 6d purple from St. Thomas.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2542    

Danish West Indies, 1872 (Jul. 29) Maracaibo, Venezuela to Vera Cruz, Mexico via St. Thomas, blue docketed folded letter with blue "Blohm. Mecklenburg & Co., Maracaibo" two-line sender's handstamp, entered mail with red "St-Thomas, Paid, AU 16, 72" cds and bearing G.B. 4d vermilion, intense shade, tied by bold "C51" vertical barred ellipse, docketed as received Aug. 26th; fold split, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2543    

Danish West Indies, 1872 (Aug. 14) St. Thomas, D.W.I. to Genoa, Italy, datelined blue folded letter sent unpaid by British packet, red London (8.27) transit cds, Genoa (8.31) arrival backstamp ties Italy 30c, 40c, 1L postage dues on flap; manuscript "17" due rating; 30c flaw, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2544    

Danish West Indies, 1872 (Sep. 28) Maracaibo, Venezuela to New York N.Y., gray folded letter from Lanman & Kemp correspondence with blue "Blohm. Mecklenburg & Co., Maracaibo" two-line sender's handstamp, endorsed "via St. Thomas", "St. Thomas, 14/10, 1872" transit cds, carried by U.S. Brazil Line to New York, entered mails bearing U.S. 10¢ brown (150) tied by NYFM fancy grid cancel duplexed with "New York, Oct 21" cds; file folds, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2545    

Danish West Indies, 1874 (Apr. 28) St. Thomas, D.W.I. to Genova, Italy, grayish folded cover with blue "Costa Hermanos & Co., St. Thomas" two-line merchant handstamp, bearing G.B. 4d vermilion, 1s green tied by "St-Thomas, Paid, AP 28, 74" duplex, red London "Paid" (5.13) transit cds with matching "PD" oval and red crayon "20" credit rating, Genoa (5.16) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2546    

Danish West Indies, 1875 (Jun. 29) St. Thomas, D.W.I. to London, England, yellow cover bearing G.B. 6d gray, pair tied by "St-Thomas, Paid, JU 29, 75" duplex, endorsed "pr Shannon" at top left, flap with "St. Thomas, Apthecary Hall, A.H. Riise" red on white oval label; cover faults and soiling, Fine and scarce 6d gray use from St. Thomas.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2547    

Danish West Indies, 1875 (Jul. 3) St. Thomas, D.W.I. to Porto Plata, Dominican Republic, fresh folded cover bearing G.B. 4d vermilion tied by "St. Thomas, Paid, JY 3, 75" duplex with "C51" barred oval, blue "J.F.D. Jurgens & Co., St. Thomas W.I., 3 Jul 75" double-oval, some slight erosion at right, otherwise Very Fine and fresh use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 2548    

Danish West Indies, 1875 (Jul. 31) Liverpool, England to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic via St. Thomas, folded letter bearing G.B. 1s green (64, pl. 11) tied by "Liverpool, 31 JY, 75" duplex, endorsed "per packet", blue "J.F.D. Jürgens & Co., St. Thomas W.I., 11 Aug 73" forwarder's double-oval, reposted by agent with St. Thomas (8.13) transit backstamp and red "Paid, A" oval; light soiling, Very Fine, ex-Birch, Eklund.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lots 2539-2548 Lots 2549-2555

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