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Beauties and gems of my postal history collection

If you click on any of the covers on this page, you will get an enlarged image!


Inverted frame
4th printing A90

25 øre single on registered FL of 23/2-1875.

Registered letter showing the special conversion rules
from skilling to øre that were used from 1/1-1875 to 31/3-1875.
Six known examples.

Only known Danish AR-cover sent to an overseas destination

Letter showing the 54 øre rate for registered letters
with AR sent to overseas destinations.
Only known Danish letter with AR to any overseas destination.
Highest known faultless multiple of the 3 Ýre on cover.
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Single 16 øre on cover to Germany.

Letter showing the 16 øre rate to Germany before
Denmark became a member of UPU. This rate was only running
from 1/1-1875 to 31/6-1875. Only faultless of four known.

cover showing rare 48 øre rate to Germany.

Cover showing the 48 øre rate for registered 2nd class mail to
Germany before Denmark became a member of UPU. This rate was only running
from 1/1-1875 to 31/6-1875. Only known example.

cover showing rare 33 øre rate to France.

Cover showing the 33 øre rate for letters to France before France
became a member of UPU. This rate was only running from 1/1-1875 to 31/12-1875.
The most beautiful known example.

non-post packet send to Italy 1888.

Parcel letter for non-post packet send to Italy. The rate was 191 øre, of which 44 øre was the danish, 75 pf.
the Italian and 90 pf. the German-Austrian porto. Only known example.


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