Faroe Islands WW2

Private sale - Faroe Islands WW2

 
No. Description DKK
6001

1940/41, 20 on 1ø - 60 on 6ø, 50 and 60 from 2nd. printing, tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 12.5.41“ to „Rejseliste“ registered envelope, in addition 20 on 1ø with vertically shifted print tied by Klipfisk cds. to „Rejseliste“ blank envelope, fine

1650-
6005

1941, interesting group with Caravelle 20ø on local cover and 6 larger pieces with three parcel COD clips, mostly different frankings, fine 1500-
6007

1940/41, 2nd. printing, 50 on 5ø tied by Klipfisk cds. „THORSHAVN 14.3.42“ to registered local cover, in addition two registered cover with fi ve singles Numeral 10ø resp. with Caravelle 20ø as pair and single Numeral 10ø, fine 1500-
6008 1940/41, small group of three pieces with 50 on 5ø together with Gebyr stamp 5ø, 60 on 6ø on piece and three singles Numerals 6ø together with Christian X 60ø, fine 1400-
6009 1940, small group with one cover with Caravelle 15ø together with Numeral 5ø on cover and four pieces including Caravelle 20ø. on piece and Numeral 5c. as strip of four on piece, mostly fine 1500-
6010 1940, Numeral 10ø, two singles on local cover and Caravelle 15ø together with Numeral 5ø on local cover, in addition Caravelle 20ø grey on small piece, nice group 900-
6011 1940, Numeral 10ø, two singles tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 19.7.40“ to local cover, slightly shortened at right, otherwise fine, scarce 900-
       
6012

 

 

 

 

1939/40, interesting group of 6 covers including Last Day Cover of 15Ø rate from „THORSHAVN -9.7.40“ and a letter written on 9th of April 1940 about the occupation of Denmark Sold
       
6013 1940, small group with one cover with two singles Numeral 10ø on cover and four three pieces including Numeral 10ø as pair on piece, fine 900-
       
6016

1941, interesting group of 13 cards and covers including registered cover with Mi.-Nr. 5 and Karavel 20 ø. on cover from Lervig, good condition 2400-
6017

1941, interesting group with Caravelle 20ø on cover from Viderejde and 4 pieces, mostly from postal notes, fine 1500-
6025  

 

1945, Christian X 25ø brown, vertical pair tied by cds. „VAAG 17.12.45“ to registered cover with British R-label with handstamped „VAAG“ to Thorshavn and Christian X 50ø grey tied by cds. „SKOPEN“ to registered cover with British R-label „THORSHAVN“, few wrinkles, few wrinkles, very attractive and rare Sold
6027 FRANCO Handstamps: 1941, „FRANCO BETALT 5 ØRE“ with adjacent Klipfi sk cds. „THORSHAVN 4.6.41“ on cover and „FRANCO BETALT 10 ØRE“ with adjacent cds. „THORSHAVN 4.6.41“ on locally addressed cover, the first with certifi cate Moeller Sold
6028 1941, „FRANCO BETALT 10 ØRE“ with adjacent cds. „THORSHAVN 20.5.41“ on locally addressed cover and „FRANCO BETALT 10 ØRE“ on locally addressed cover without adjacent cds., fine 2400-
6029 1941, „FRANCO BETALT 20 ØRE“ with adjacent Klipfi sk cds. „THORSHAVN 12.5.41“ on window envelope, folded once vertically, scarce 1500-
6030

1941, very interesting collection containing parcel card (52) from Thorshavn with „FRANCO BETALT“ for parcel of 6 Kg via Klaksvig to Norddeble, and another parcel card (53) from Thorshavn with „FRANCO BETALT“ to Trangisvaag, coupon with „FRANCO BETALT“ and adjacent cds. „KLAKSVIG -5.6.41“, COD card from Thorshavn, two certificates, a very scarce group 12.600-
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6033

CASH ON DELIVERY: 1941/44, interesting collection of more than 40 COD Postal forms and pieces, internally used in Faroe Islands, including Mi.-Nr. 6 in white COD-Form, Mi.-Nr. 2 together with two singles Numeral 5ø on brown COD-Form, different cancellation etc., all written up, 2 certificates, good condition 6.400-
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6035   POSTAL NOTES: 1941/44, interesting collection of more than 80 postal notes pieces, internally used in Faroe Islands, all written up, good condition Sold
6036  

 

CHRISTMAS-SEALS: 1945, two cards and one cover from Thorshavn with seals including „FYRI FADIRLEYS“, fine Sold
       
6038 1940/41, 2nd. printing, 20 on 1ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 9.6.41“ to cover and in addition three pieces with 20 on 1ø tied by Klipfisk cds. and 50 on 5ø and 90 on 6ø, both tied by cds. „THORSHAVN“, mostly fine 3.800-
       
6039 PERFINS: 1940/41; 20 on 1ø and Numeral 10ø with perfin „V.L.“, the latter perfin mirrored, together with Caravelle 40ø and 6ø (sold on Thorshavn post office as 5ø), all tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 29.5.41“ to COD coupon, few minor imperfection are of no further significance, only three clips are known with V.L. perfin and 6ø sold as 5 øre 3.600-
       
6040 1940/41, three pieces franked with 30, 45 and 60ø, consisting of 20 on 1ø together with vertical pair Numeral 5ø, 20 on 1ø, vertical pair together with Numeral 5ø, 20 on 1ø togehter with Caravelle 40ø, all with perfin, all tied by cds. „THORSHAVN“, a fine group 900-
       
6041 1940/41, 2nd. printing, 20 on 1ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 9.6.41“ to cover with preprinted sender‘s address of Douglas J. Marr to Sorvaag, fine Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6042 1940/41, three pieces showing 20 on 1ø with perfin „V.L.“ together with 6ø, and 20 on 5ø and Numeral 5ø, both with perfin, and Numeral 6ø as single with perfin, all tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 30.5.41“, fine 4.800-
6044 1940/41, three pieces franked with 30, 45 and 60ø, consisting of 20 on 5ø together with vertical pair Numeral 5ø, 20 on 5ø, vertical pair together with Numeral 5ø, 20 on 5ø, three singles, all with perfin, all tied by cds. „THORSHAVN“, a fine group 900-
6045 1940/41, two pieces franked with 30 and 45ø, consisting of 20 on 5ø together with Numeral 5ø, and 20 on 5ø as vertical pair together with Numeral 5ø. alll with perfin, all tied by cds. „THORSHAVN“, fine 600-
6046 1940, 20 om 15ø, two singles showing normal and mirrored perfin „V.L“. with additional franking tied by cds. „THOSRHAVN 13.12.40“ to COD coupon, fine Sold
6048

PERFINS: 1940/44, interesting group of 7 pieces and 6 covers with Perfin „V.L.“ (Valdemar Lützen) including Mi.-Nr. 2 with Perfin together with Mi.-Nr. 5-6 on cover, written up, good condition 2.350-
6051 1940, 13.2 and 16.2, two covers directly delivered to crew members of the S/S Tjaldur resp. S/S Lyra, the latter with boxed „Paquebot“ cancel alongside, both cancelled upon arrival with machine cancel of „KØBENHAVN“ resp. „BERGEN“, fine 1.800-
6052

1940, 21.2 and 3.9, two covers one with meter mark „Justitsministeriet“ and adjacent cachet „Statsministeriet“ and cover franked with Caravelle 15ø tied by cachet „Statsministeriet 7. MAR 1940“, in addtion red seal and cachet „Færø Amt“, one cover vertical fold, fine 2.550-
6053 1940, 27.3 and 28.3, two covers franked with Caravelle 15ø from „THORSHAVN“ to Kopenhavn, both crossed Britain, there censored with „PC66 no.2082“ resp. boxed „Passed by censor T.83“, further German censor on reverse, the latter punched, otherwise fine 1.800-
6054

1940, 29. and 30.3 and 8.4, three covers franked with Caravelle 15ø, two tied by cds. „THORSHAVN“ via England with „PC90 no. 5410“ censor and one tied by Klipfisk cds. „TRANGISVAAG“ not routed via England, all with German censor on reverse, fine 2.300-
6056 1940, 16.4, cover franked with Caravelle 15ø and local censor tape with manuscript „opened by censor“ and sent via England-Belgium-Berlin to Kobenhavn, with German censor on reverse, some faults as to be expected, a great rarity with only one other letter with this censorship is known  

Sold

6057 1940, 17.5, Numeral 10ø together with Numeral 5ø from „THORSHAVN“ to Kobenhavn with „forwarding note“ „via Rode Kors, Schweits“, censored in England by boxed „PASSED BY CENSOR P.3“ and in Germany, crease and folds but Red Cross forwarded via Switzerland is unique Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6058 1940, 3.6, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme sent on 3 June 1940, correctly designed in English and written on typewriter. Cancelled in Geneva 21 August 1940 and in Copenhagen 25 September 1940, First day recorded Reserved
6061

1940/41, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme sent 24 July 1940, arrived in Geneva 219 August and in Copenhagen 17 October 1940 with answer written on the 5th of December 1940 arrived in Geneva 21 February and finally in Copenhagen 10 March 1941, in addition, a „collection envelope“ 700-
6062

1942, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme (25 words) sent 4 May 1942, arrived in Copenhagen 18 June 1942 with answer written on the 30th of June 1942, received back on Faroe Islands and placed in Red Cross envelope dated „THORSHAVN 20.8.42“, fine 600-
6063 1943, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme (25 words) sent 24 May 1943, arrived in Copenhagen 2 August 1943, stapled together with the original handwritten form behind it. In order for the letters to be sent, the message had to be written in block letters or on a typewriter thus the handwritten message was typewritten on another form and sent out Sold
6064

1943, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme (25 words) sent 4 October 1943, arrived in Geneva 2 December and in Copenhagen 18 December, with corresponding Red Cross envelope with meter mark „KØBENHAVN 18 DEC 1943“, fine 1.500-
6065 1943, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme (25 words) sent 11 July 1944, arrived in Copenhagen 13 March 1945, 8 months later, probably due to the fact that the mail service was partially suspended when Normandy was invaded in the summer of 1944, fine 600-
6066  

 

 

Undercover Mail via P.O. Box 506: 1941, 13.2., Caravelle 15ø Postal stationery card with additional franking from „LYNGBY 13.2.41“ addressed to Frithiof Wellejus, PO Box 506, Lisbon, Portugal. German and British censor mark and arrival mark alongside, a very rare and attractive card, unique with certificate Wowern (1989) In addition cover sent from Frithiof Wellejus from Thorshavn to Denmark with British censor label Sold
6067

Undercover Mail via P.O. Box 506: 1941, 15.3., cover from Portugal franked with 1,75$ (damaged) addressed to Denmark, with German censor tape of Munich on reverse, this letter used the undercover route and was sent from Faroe Islands to Thomas Cook & Son in London and then sent to their agent in Lisbon, Portugal. The letter was then sent to Aage Foldspang in Denmark. In addition, a similar letter, franked with a pair of 50 on 5ø and Numeral 5ø from „THORSHAVN 17.4.41“, with the same sender and recipient, sent in the short period when the route to Denmark was open, providing proof that the letter sent from Portugal contained a letter from Faroe Islands 9.000-
6068 Undercover Mail via P.O. Box 506: 1941, 30.4., cover, franked with 3d. with perfin „TC&S“, sent from „LONDON 30. APR 1941“ to to Faroe Islands, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 1787“ closing strip. The envelope has been kept by Thomas Cook & Son awaiting a response. Some transport imposed wear, the only known letter and one of the great rarities of Faroe Philately, detailed certificate Wowern (2000) Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6074 Undercover Mail via P.O. Box 164: 1943, 30.6., registered airmail cover sent from „LISBOA 30 JUN 43“ to Denmark, with German censor mark and Danish censor label. This cover included a letter sent from Ernst Hansen, Faroe Islands via Viggo Beckmann to Arne Rueløkke Hansen in Denmark. There are only known a few letters sent to Arne Rueløkke Hansen in Denmark via undercover address in Portugal, very rare and attractive Sold
6075

Undercover Mail via P.O. Box 164: 1943/45, small group of four items including cover from „KØBENHAVN 9.1.43“ sent by Arne Rueløkke Hansen to Ernst Hansen on Faroe Islands via New York. After the route via Lisbon was closed in autumn 1942 and these letters were returned, they were using the route via „New York - Bermuda - United Kingdom“ and Red Cross letter sent to Ernst Hansen, all written up on pages, mostly good condition  

11.500-

6077 1941, Provisional 50 on 5ø, horizontal pair, together with Numeral 5ø tied by cds. „VAAG 19.2.41“ to airmail cover via New York, censored in England with „P.C. 90 4461“ closing strip and another German censor strip from Munich, fine and attractive entire Sold
6079 1941, 11.3., Airmail 50ø and 1kr., two singles each with additional franking tied by (Klipfisk) cds. „THORSHAVN 11.3.41“ to registered airmail letter via New York and Madrid to Copenhagen. Censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 691“ closing strip and further German censored with censor stripe of Munich, small imperfections, yet a very attractive and rare cover Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6080 1941, 22.3., Caravalle 35ø, strip of three, tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 22.3.41“ to airmail cover via New York, upon arrival in London the airmail was cancelled as it had been temporarily suspended for the USA. Censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4466“ closing strip, further German censor strip of Munich on reverse, small creases etc. as to be expected, fine and attractive 1.800-
6081 1941, 24.3, 60 on 6ø, vertical pair and single together with Numeral 10ø tied by Klipfisk cds. „TRANGISVAAG 24.3.41“ to airmail cover via New York, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4448“ closing strip, further German censored with censor strip of Munich on reverse, stamps with minor imperfections, a very attractive and scarce cover, certificate Nielsen (1991) Sold
6082 1941, 1.4., 50 on 5ø, block of four tied by cds. „THORSHAVN -1.4.41“ to airmail cover via New York, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4.466“ closing strip, further German censored with censor strip of Munich on reverse, vertical fold no affecting stamps and backflap missing, a very attractive and scarce cover Sold
6083 1941, 12.4., Caravelle 35ø, horizontal pair and single tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 12.4.41“ to airmail cover via New York, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4461“ closing strip, further German censored with censor strip of Munich on reverse, fine and scarce cover Sold
6084 1941, 18.4, 20 on 5ø tied by cancel „KVALVIG“ to cover to Denmark, presumably via Sweden, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4.4127“ closing strip, further Danish censored with censor strip on reverse, on front remainders of red label „Achtung! Inhalt..“, a little roughly opened, scarce and attractive 1.650-
6086 1941, 22.4, Numeral 10ø, horizontal pair tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 22.4.41“ to cover to Denmark, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4461“ closing strip, further German censored with censor strip of Frankfurt on reverse, scarce and attractive 600-
6087 1941, 22.4, 20 on 15ø tied by cancel „SANDEVAAG“ to cover to Denmark, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4490“ closing strip, further German censored with censor strip of Frankfurt on reverse, stamps with minor imperfections, scarce and attractive 600-
6089 1941, 3.5, 50 on 5ø and 60 on 6ø tied by Klipfisk cds. „THORSHAVN 3.5.41“ as additional franking to Postal Stationery card 10ø via New York and Berlin with British and German censorship mark alongside, minor transportation marks, a very attractive and scarce entire as it was not legal to send postcards by airmail at this time Reserved
6090 1941, 12.5 20 on 5ø tied by cds. „VAAG 12.5.41“ to cover to Denmark, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4454“ closing strip, further German censored with censor strip of Berlin on reverse, scarce and attractive 1.850-
6091

1941, 25.7 and 2.8., two covers bearing 20 on 5ø tied by Klipfisk cds. „THORSHAVN“ to cover to Denmark via Sweden, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 1924“ resp „P.C. 90 2541“ closing strip, the mail service to Sweden ceased in May 1941 and the letters were stamped „Undelivered for Reason stated - Return to sender“ resp „No Service Return to Sender“, boths letters were returned to Thorshavn waiting for the war to end. When the postmaster was notified on 4 June 1945 that the mail route had been reopened, the letters were resent, one with transit mark „SIMRISHAMN 25.6 45“. The sender was postal assistant Robert Sørensen, usual transport and ageing marks as to be expected, a very scarce and interesting duo Sold
6094 1945, 17.5 and 23.5., two covers with British airmail label from „VAAG 17.5.45“ resp. „THORSHAVN 23.5.45“ directly to Kobenhavn, with brown resp. white Danish censor label, the early cover somewhat stained, otherwise fine 2.400-
6099 1941, 24.3., 50 on 5ø and 60 on 6ø with additional franking tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 24.3.41“ to airmail cover to Denmark, without censor mark, confiscated, as it has assessed that it is philatelic postage to the recipient. The sender is Postmaster J. Danielsen who had more than 20 letters sent to various postal officials in Denmark confiscated. Reverse shows manuscript „LL 40511“, traceable under „Writ 2249“ in the National Archives in London. A rare and attractive cove 5.000-
6100

1941, 24.3., 50 on 5ø and 60 on 6ø with additional franking tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 24.3.41“ to airmail cover to Denmark, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4456“ closing strip, afterwards confiscated, as it was assessed that it is philatelic postage to the recipient. The sender is Postmaster J. Danielsen who had more than 20 letters sent to various postal officials in Denmark confiscated. Reverse shows manuscript „LL 40510“, traceable under „Writ 2249“ in the National Archives in London. A rare and attractive cover, plus a cover from Thorshavn with 20 on 1ø send by the same sender to Postmaster A. Jensen Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6102 1941, 30.4., cover from „KØBENHAVN 30.4.41“ to Trangisvaag, with German censor label of Frankfurt on reverse, not censored in England, but confiscated with corresponding „L/L 4124“ on reverse, traceable under „R136“ in the National Archives in London, few imperfections, scarce Sold
6103 1941, 3.5, cover from „GENTOFTE 3.5.41“ to Thorshavn, with German censor label on reverse, not censored in England, but confiscated with corresponding „L/L 44936“ on reverse, scarce 1.200-
6104

1941, 3.5, 15.4 and 24.4., group of two covers, including one registered, and one card, all sent by Karlo Lindskog, both covers were confiscated with „L/L control number“ on reverse, interesting and rare Very interesting card, the sender is stamp collector Karlo Lindskog. He mentions, he has repeatedly written to the postmaster and had no response. This was because there was no postal service in the opposite direction. Also, the Postmaster has never received his letters because they contained stamps to be used for purchase of the Provisionals, and were confiscated by the British, being found on the lists of confiscated letters that were sold after the war. Reserved
6105 1941, 8.5, Christian X 1kr. and Numeral 5ø tied by cds. „ODENSE -8.5.41“ to airmail cover via New York to Faroe Islands. With censor label of Berlin and transit mark „BERLIN 10.5.41“ on reverse, upon arrival in England the letter withheld by the censor. Remnants of pink P.C. 93 form „Reason for condemning letter“. Upon release of the letter, it was stamped“ RELEASED“ and sent to Thorshavn. The recipient returned home to Denmark and Thorshavn post office forwarded the letter on 13. February 1946. A highly attractive and scarce entire Reference: “DAKA GF 10 - Faroe Island Stamps and Postal History” 5.000-
6106

1941, 8.5., cover from „KØBENHAVN -8.5.41“ to Thorshavn via Siberia, with German censor label of Berlin on reverse, not censored in England, but confiscated with corresponding „L/L 41376“ on reverse, traceable under „R136“ in the National Archives in London, fine 1.200-
6109 1942, 5.6., 20 on 1ø and 20 on 5ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN -5.6.42“ to cover to Denmark, withheld by the censorship on Faroe Islands. The envelope was released after the war and endorsed at upper left „Tilladt afsendt“ (=shipping permitted) with adjacent date-line cancel and cds. „THORSHAVN -3.8.45“, horizontal fold at bottom, an attractive and very rare cover. Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6110 1944, 20.3., Christian X 2kr., two singles and 20ø tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 20.3.44“ to airmail letter via New York to Faroe Islands. Censored in the USA and detained by the censorship, with two-line cancel „THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN HELD BY THE OFFICE OF CENSORSHIP“ alongside. It seems this was a business letter, since it is addressed to a bank. It was only allowed to send private letters. The cover was released on 4. November 1945, after which the letter was returned to the sender. Opened out for display, part of back missing, heavy adhesives tapes around, a very rare and interesting cover full of character 3.000-
6111 1941, 12.6, cover from „PORT ARTHUR TEXAS DEC 6 1941“ via England to Thorshavn, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 2541“ closing strip, upon arrival local incoming censor, closed with neutral brown adhesive tape, fine 900-
6113 1942, 21.2, 20 on 1ø - 60 on 6ø with additional Danish franking tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 21.2.42“ to airmail cover via England to New York, with local outgoing censor label in brown and censored in England and closed with „P.C.90 7114“ closing strip. The airmail label has been crossed out in red, as periodically, it was not possible to send by airmail from the UK to US, some transportation wear, scarce and attractive cover 2.500-
6114 1945, 2.5, Rømer 20ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN -5.2.45“ to cover via England and USA to Thorshavn, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4255“ closing strip, upon arrival with local brown censor tape, fine and scarce 1.200-
6115 1941, 20.8, Numeral 10ø, horizontal pair, tied by machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 20 AUG 1941“ to cover via Siberia to Vaag, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4268“ closing strip, and German censor label of Berlin on reverse, upon arrival with local brown censor tape, usual transportation marks, fine and scarce Reserved
6117 1939, 8.12., Caravelle 25ø with additional franking tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 8.12.39“ to COD parcel card to Thorshavn, correctly franked with 385ø. The packet has been returned 18. December 1939 with adjacent straight-line „RETOUR“. There is no cancellation from Faroe Islands as it never left Denmark because the British authorities required certificates of origin of the cargo on all parcels sent to Faroe Islands with a value above 30 kr. (even if it is an inland parcel between two Danish harbours). Very fine and attractive and only one other, similar parcel card recorded Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6118 1940, 19.2., Caravelle 15ø tied by wavy line machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 19 FEB 1940“ to cover front to Thorshavn with adjacent two-line cachet „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, a fine and early item 700-
6119 1940, 26.2., Caravelle 15ø tied by wavy line machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 26 FEB 1940“ to cover to Thorshavn with adjacent two-line cachet „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, but as there was no sender on the reverse or front of the envelope, this has been crossed out, and the letter has been sent to the stamp offi ce. There it was opened and inspected inside without finder any senders informations; thus it has been waiting for the route to be opened. This did not happen until 13 November 1940., then send via Germany with censor mark „Ae“ of Frankfurt alongside, subsequently censored in England and closed with „P.C.90 3560“ closing strip, scarce and attractive cover 3.200-
6120

1940, 26.2., Caravelle 40ø with additional franking tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 23.2.40“ to cover to COD parcel card, correctly franked with 190ø, to Midvaag, with adjacent two-line cachet „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, very fine and attractive, only two other, similar parcel cards recorded Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6121 1940, 27.3., Numeral 5 and 10ø tied by wavy line machine cancel „SLAGELSE 27 MAR 1940“ to cover to Thorshavn, with adjacent two-line cachet „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, since there was no sender on the back of the envelope and the letter was sent to the letter office where the letter was opened, the address was found, the letter sealed at top „..sent to the sender, who is obliged under the same law to pay any postage due..“ and returned with adjacent cds. „KØBENHAVN 18.4.40“, very fine and attractive, and only two other envelopes are known where the address was spotted in the accompanying letter. Reserved
6122 1940, 8.4., Caravelle 15ø tied by cds „8.4.40“ to cover to Faroe Islands with adjacent twoline cachet „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, but as there was no sender on the reverse or front of the envelope, this has been crossed out, and the letter has been sent to the stamp office. There it was opened and inspected inside without finder any senders informations; thus it has been closed with three labels and was waiting for the route to be opened. This did not happen until 13 November 1940., then send via Germany with censor mark „Ae“ of Frankfurt alongside, subsequently censored in England and closed with „P.C.90 4127“ closing strip, scarce and attractive cover 3.000-
6124 1940, 22.4., Numeral 10ø tied by cds. „AALBORG 22.3.40“ to picture postcard to Thorshavn with adjacent two-line cachet „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, as no senders information was found this has been crossed out, the card has been sent to the stamp office and was re-posted after the route was opened. This did not happen until 13 November 1940., then send via Germany with censor mark „Ae“ of Frankfurt alongside, subsequently censored in England, very attractive and the only postcard with this route and censorship 3.600-
6125

1940, 13.5, Red Cross Postal Message Scheme (25 words) sent on 13 May 1940, with handwritten text in German to Thorshavn, very fine and the only one known with German message Reserved
6127

1944, 27.5., 10.10. and 11.10, two forms (25 words), one with accompanying envelope with cds. „THORSHAVN 15 8 44“ and another pre-printed envelope from the Red Cross in Denmark sent to Geneva, fine 1.450-
6128 1941, 16.1., unfranked letter sent from London 16. January 1941 and sent to Faroe Islands with label „If undelivered“ applied, censored before shipment and close with „PC 90 4114“ closing strip. Upon arrival at Faroe Islands cds „THORSHAVN 3.2.42“ applied. The letter contained a Red Cross Scheme sent from Denmark on 28. September 1940. Usually, these were sent to „ambulance cover“ and first loaded in individual envelopes in Thorshavn. The letter is probably unfranked as the postage was paid for the acquisition of the form, very fi ne and rare 7.500-
6131 1940, 18.11, 25ø postal stationery card with additional franking from „NAKSKOV 18.11.40“ via New York with Frankfurt and British censor mark alongside, fine 850-
6132 1940, 21.11., 20 on 15ø tied by cds. „TINGLEV 21.11.40“ to cover via Siberia to Thorshavn with Frankfurt censor mark „Ae“ alongside, censored in England and closed with „PC 90 4461“ closing strip, a fine and very rare cover with only a few letters sent via Siberia during this period, which lasted only from 16th to 21st November 1940 Sold
6133 1940, 13.12., 20 on 15ø tied by cds. „RØNNE 13.12.40“ to cover via Berlin and Lisbon to Thorshavn with Berlin censor mark „C“ alongside, censored in England and closed with „PC 90 4,466“ closing strip, fine 600-
6134 1941, 21.1., Numeral 5ø with additional franking tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 21.1.41“ to airmail cover with intended route Berlin-Lisbon, with Lisbon transit mark, airmail label cancelled in red and straight-line „Seulement Europe“ alongside, the airmail route was not accepted, so the letter remains as surface mail. With German censor mark and closing strip of Munich and censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 1597“ closing strip 1597, heavy transportations marks, a scarce and very interesting cover Sold
6135 1941, 23.1., Numeral 5ø and Caravelle 15ø tied by cds. „ESBJERG 23.1.41“ to cover via Berlin and Lisbon to Thorshavn with Berlin censor strip and censored in England and closed with „PC 90 4,466“ closing strip, fine 600-
6136 1941, 27.4., Numeral 10ø, two singles, tied by cds. „STORVORDE 27.4.41“ to cover via Lisbon and New York to Thorshavn with Frankfurt censor mark and strip and censored in England and closed with „PC 90 4127“ closing strip, stamps a little stained, otherwise fine 600-
6137 1941, 3.5., Christian X 50ø, vertical pair and Numeral 5ø tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 3.5.1941“ to airmail cover with intended route via Lisbon and New York, upon arrival in Berlin censored and two-line „Par Avion au dela de Moscou“ applied and route indication „Via Lissabon“ crossed out, censored in England and closed with „PC 90 4454“ closing label, some transportation marks, a fine and very rare cover from the fi rst day the route was amended, the airmail postage via Moscow fell to 70 ø/5g and only lasted until 22 June 1941 when the Germans attacked Russia Sold
6139 941, 16.6., Caravelle 20ø tied by wavy line machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 16 JUN 1941“ to cover to Faroe Islands, censored in in Berlin with closing strip and censored in England with „PC 90 4454“ closing strip, fine 600-
6140 1941, 29.6., Caravelle 25ø and Christian X 1kr. tied by cds. „ROSKILDE 29.6.41“ to airmail cover to Thorshavn with Berlin transit mark and censored in England with „PC 90 1701“ closing strip, fi ne 600-
6141 1941, 17.7., Caravelle 40ø, strip of three and Numeral 5ø tied by cds. „SOLROD STRAND 17.7.41“ to airmail cover to Thorshavn, censored in Berlin with censor label and in England with „PC 90 7246“ closing strip, one stamp damaged and a little roughly opened 600-
6142 1941, 25.7., Caravelle 20ø tied by wavy line machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 25 JUL 1941“ to airmail cover to Thorshavn, censored in Berlin with censor label and in England with „PC 90 4127“ closing strip, fine 600-
6143 1941, 16.8., Caravelle 20ø tied by wavy line machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 16 AUG 1941“ to cover to Thorshavn, censored in Berlin with censor label and in England with „PC 90 4448“ closing strip, fi ne 600-
6144 1941, 2.10., Christian X 1kr., vertical pair and Numeral 10ø tied by cds. „DRAGØR -2.10.41“ to cover to Faroe Islands endorsed „via Lisbon Portugal - Via New York (America U.S.A)), censored in Berlin with censor label and in England with „PC 90 6936“ closing strip, where also the The airmail label has been crossed out and red lines applied, one stamp defect and some transportation wear, scarce and attractive Sold
6145 1941, 29.10., Caravelle 20ø tied by machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 29 OKT 1941“ to cover to Faroe Islands, censored in Berlin with censor label and in England with „PC 90 4461“ closing strip, upon arrival locally censored and closed with neutral brown closing strip, minor ageing 900-
6146 1941, 2.11., Caravelle 20ø tied by machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 3 NOV 1941“ to cover to Faroe Islands, censored in Berlin with censor label and in England with „PC 90 4269“ closing strip, two vignettes „Fyri Fadirleys“ on reverse, some transportation marks, still and attractive and scarce surface mail cover 1.800-
6148 1942, 11.2., Christian X 1kr. tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 11.2.42“ to airmail cover via Berlin with censor label, Lisbon, Trinidad and New York to the Faroe Islands, censored with „PC 90 4452 51-8589“ closing strip, fine 600-
6150 1942, 16.2., Christan X. 1kr. tied cds. „NORDBY 16.2.42“ to airmail cover via Germany with Berlin censor label, Lisbon - Bolama - Trinidad - New York to the Faroe Islands, censored with „PC 90 4454“ closing strip, with full content, edges a little toned, otherwise fine 600-
6151 1943, 28.1., Caravelle 25 and 40ø tied by cds. „AALBORG 28.1.43“ to airmail cover via New York to Thorshavn, censored in Berlin (label missing), and censored at Bermuda with „PC 90 1642“ closing strip with red „IC“ stamped, some transport wear, scarce Sold
6152 1943, 11.2. and 3.5., two covers the latter franked with Christian X 1kr. tied by cds. „AARHUS 3.5.43“ to airmail cover with German censor of Berlin, British censor label „PC 90 904“ with handwritten „I.C“ of Bermuda and US censorship label „6254“, the other with Christian X 1Kr. and additional franking from „KØBENHAVN 11.2.43“ to Thorshavn with German censor of Berlin and British censor of Bermuda, and additional chemical censor, fine Sold
6153 1943, 20.9., Christian X 50ø with additional franking tied by cds. „KØBENHAVN 20.9.43“ to airmail cover to Thorshavn, stopped in Germany by the censor with brown closing strip and returned with handwritten „Zurück, Bis auf weiteres nicht zustellbar. ABP“ (Return, Not available until further notice) alongside. On reverse endorsed by the sender „back 4/10“. The only known cover that was returned during the 6 weeks, when the postal service was closed due to the martial law imposed by Germany Reference: “DAKA GF 10 - Faroe Island Stamps and Postal History Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6154 1944, 18.1., Christian X 25ø, two vertical pairs, tied by cds. „NORDBY 18.1.44“ to airmail cover via New York, with German censor label of Berlin and further chemical censorship on envelope and censored in Bermuda with „PC 90 6117“ closing strip with handwritten „IC“, two stamps some faults, some transportation wear, scarce and attractive 600-
6155 1944, 8.3., Christian X 60ø with additional franking tied by cds. „KOBENHAVN 8.3.44“ to airmail cover via Germany with Berlin censor label and censored in Bermuda with „PC 90 6117“ closing strip with handwritten „IC“, arrival mark of Sand on reverse, fine 600-
6156 1944, 1.5., Christian X 1kr. tied by cds. „KOBENHAVN -1.5.44“ to airmail cover via New York to Vaag, with German censor mark „Ab“ alongside, and US censor strip „5907“ and upon arrival in England with censor „PC 905409“ closing strip, a rare letter of the very short period when the British and the Americans both censored the letters Sold
6157 1944, 6.11. and 14.12., Christian X 50ø with additional franking tied by cds. „ODENSE 14.12.44“ to postcard to via New York to Thorshavn with German censor mark of Berlin, chemical censor and „US CENSORSHIP By 6595“ alongside, the only postcard known during this period. In addition Christian X 25ø and pair 40ø tied by cds. „HORSLUNDE 6.11.44“ to airmail cover via New York to Thorshavn, German censor label of Berlin on reverse, and then only censored in the USA as the British had ceased censorship in Bermuda recognizing the US censorship. A very interesting and attractive pair Reserved
6158 1945, 12.5., Christian X 1kr. tied by cds. „HOLBÆK 12.5.45“ to airmail cover, with two pages letter, via Sweden to Thorshavn with no censorship since the Post War Censorship started the day after on 13th. of May 1945. The only known letter from the censorship free period Reserved
6160 1945, 14.6. and 7.7., cover with Christian X 20ø tied by wavy machine cancel „KØBENHAVN 14 JUN 1945“ to cover to Thorshavn with Danish censor label and Airmail 15 and 20ø tied by cds. „ODENSE -7.7.45“ to airmail cover via Sweden and England, there censored with „PC 90 5890“ closing label, to Thorshavn, the latter small imperfections, otherwise fine 1.500-
6162 1939, 18.12., Numeral 10ø, horizontal strip of three tied by cancel „VIDEREJDE“ to cover with adjacent Klipfisk cds. „KLAKSVIG 18.12.39“ to Leith, censored in the Orkney Islands and closed with „PC 66“ closing strip, one stamp minor imperfections, a very rare cover with only 2 known with this censor label Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6165 1940, 15.6., Caravelle 30ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 15.6.40“ to opened out cover to Manchester, there censored and closed with „P.C.90 5323“ strip, the censor has removed the inner tissue paper lining and written in blue chalk 4/7/40, very unusual 600-
6167 1940, 31.8., Caravelle 25ø and Airmail 15ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 31.8.40“ to cover to London, upon arrival censored and closed with „PC 90 403“ strip, a little roughly opened, fine 750-
6169 1941, 7.2., 20 on 15ø, horizontal pair tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 7.2.41“ to legal size envelope to o The Royal Danish Consulate in Leith, not censored as it is presumed to have been sent as diplomatic mail with the Faroe County as sender. Reverse with cachet „FÆRØ AMT“, fine 1.800-
6171 1941, 20 on 1ø, horizontal pair, tied by wavy line and cds. „THORSHAVN 9.6.41“ to cover to Cheshire, delivered to B.P.A. for inspection, closed with two examples (different types) of the strip „Examined by the British Philatelic Association Ltd“ and adjacent handstamp „B.P.A. 3 Berner St. London, W.1.“ applied, a fascinating and the only known letter from Faroe Islands with this type of censor label. Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6172 1943, 27.3 and 31.12., two printed matter cards from Thorshavn to Leeds, franked with Numeral 8ø resp. Christian X 10ø, both with red boxed „PASSED T.188“ alongside, the earlier one with punchholes at left, otherwise fine and very rare with only 2 known printed matters correctly franked at 8ø 900-
6173 1943, 22.5., 20 on 1ø, two singles with high overprint, tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 22.5.43“ to cover RED CROSS to London, upon arrival censored and closed with „PC 90 767“ strip, fine Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6175  

 

 

 

1943, fi ve Receipts „m/v City of Norwich“ franked with GB 2d. orange, all written up, fine Sold
6177 1940, 23.5 and 21.6., two cards with Victoria/George 2d. orange tied by wavy line machine cancel to card to Thorshavn with boxed violet resp. red boxed „T.80“ and „O.37“ censor mark alongside, fine 600-
6180

1941, 18.2. and 7.5., George VI. ½ and 1d. tied by violet cachet to „sample post“ tag with censor label „PC 90 4721“ on reverse, and meter mark 2½d. on cover from „GREENFORD 7 V 41“ to Thorshavn with brown closure strip and red boxed „PASSED T.123“ alongside, fine 900-
6181 1941, 24.12., ½d. and 2½d. meter mark from „GLASGOW 24 XII 41“ to Thorshavn, censored in England with new type of continuous closing strip „PC90 Opened By Examiner 543 51-1563“, some ageing and little roughly opened 600-
6182 1944, 2.3., George VI. 3d. violett tied by machine cancel „LONDON 3 FEB 1944“ to cover sent from the „Red Cross Message Bureau 201“ to Thorshavn, censored in England and closed with „P.C.90 5404“ label, minor transportation wear Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6183 1944, 6.4 and 24.4., two covers cancelled with undated cancel respectively „Post Office, Maritime Mail“ and „Rhomb cancel“. Probably sent from a soldier. Content dated respectively 6. April and 24. April 1944. Civil censorship in England and closed with a“ P.C.90 4448 51-851-W.H.H. Ltd.“ labels 900-
6185

1942/43, four covers, three censored, all addressed to Thorshavn. Many friendships were made between the Faroese and „The Lovat Scouts“ who were in the Faroe Islands at the beginning of the war. As these were replaced by forces from the 12th Battalion „The Cameronians“ on 10 June 1942, there is some correspondence known subsequently - typically sent from Perth, Nairn and Glasgow. 600-
6186 1943/44, registered postal stationery envelope with additional franking, the cover was handed over to B.P.A. which after study has approved the shipment thus oval „Passed by the British Philatelic Association Ltd“ with signature of Miss Winifred Worsall and serial number applied. And cover with George VI. 3d. tied by machine cancel „LONDON 3 NOV 1944“ to cover with special permit address label „POSTED UNDER CENSOR‘S PERMIT No. E 15271“ to Thorshavn, minor transportation wear, a scarce and interesting group 900-
6187

1942/43, group of four covers, three franked and one with meter mark, including „Permit C7“, „Permit C1“, „BPA censor and War office Permit C7“ and „Permit mail no. B.226“, interesting and mostly written up 1.200-
6188 1940, 8.7., Caravelle 30ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN -8.7.40“ to cover to Reykjavik, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4490“ closing strip, fine 600-
6190 1942, 5.11., Swjatj Pjotr 20ø tied by cancel „SUMBØ“ to cover with full content to Reykjavik with adjacent cds. „VAAG -5.11.42“, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4268“ closing strip, stamp and cover some transportation wear. Although there was an existing scheme to enable regular letters to be sent directly to Iceland, being censored locally before departure, many travelled via England and were censored there. 1.200-
6191 1943, 6.2., Caravelle 20ø tied by Klipfisk cds. „THORSHAVN -6.2.42“ to Reykjavik, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5013“ closing strip, some transportation wear, otherwise fine 600-
6192 1944, 6.2., Christian X 20ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 6.2.44“ to cover to Reykjavik, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5404“ closing strip, with arrival mark „REYKJAVIK 28.II.1944“, stamp with small imperfection, otherwise fine 600-
6193

1944, 7.7., Airmail 20ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 7.7.44“ to cover to Reykjavik, locally censored and closed with neutral brown tape with oval cachet „Security Control Faroe Islands“ alongside, very fine and rare with only a few covers known showing this censor mark Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6195

1941, 11.1 and 3.2., two covers from Reykjavik to Thorshavn, both censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4255“ closing strip, the early cover faults, otherwise fine 600-
6196 1943, 8.6, Telegram sent by „The Great Nordic Telegraph Company“ from Reykjavik to E E Johannessen in Thorshavn, with small white censor strips, very attractive and rare Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6197

1944, 5.2 and 15.7., printed matter franked with 12aur and tied by machine cancel „REYKJAVIK -5.II.44“ to Thorshavn with British boxed „PASSED T.188“ censor mark and window envelope with meter mark „REYKJAVIK 15 7 44“, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5164“ closing strip, fine 400-
6198 1943, 16.8., Christian X 20ø applied in Thorshavn with corresponding cds., the cover was directly delivered to the American censorship in Iceland, there sealed with „OPENED BY ARMY U.S. EXAMINER NO.“ closing strip, some faults but a rare and interesting entire 1.200-
6199

1940/45, group of four covers all send from Thorshavn, with different censor labels of England and Denmark including Post War censorship, all written up, mostly good condition 2.750-
6200

1941/45, four covers including airmail cover from „FUGLEFORD“ with boxed „No Service Return to Sender“ cachet and cover from „THORSHAVN 2.10.42“ with British censor label and further „royal crowns“ closing strips, all written up, fine 3.000-
6201  

 

 

1940, 5.4. and 20.9., C.M. Bellman 35ö tied by cds. „STOCKHOLM 5.4.40“ to registered cover to Thorshavn with two-line cancel „Postudvekslingen indstillet Retur Afsenderen“, since the postal connections were discontinued due to the German occupation of Denmark on 9 april 1940, and sent retour with several cachets applied, in addition cover from „GÖTEBORG“ via Lisbon to Thorshavn, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 3473“ closing strip, the latter horizontal fold, otherwise fi ne and scarce Sold
6202 1940, 11.7., Gustav V. 20ö. with additional franking tied by cds. „STOCKHOLM 11.7.40“ to registered cover via Lisbon to Thorshavn with arrival mark, Swedish currency control label on front and reverse and closed with censorship label „Granskad enligt Kungl. Maj:ts Förordnande“, further censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5078“ closing strip, a very attractive and rare cover 2.000-
6204

1941/42, 28.4 - 19.9, three covers, two from Malmö and one from Göteborg, surface and airmail, all censored in England and closed with „PC 90“ closing strip, all written up, fine 1.200-
6205 1943, 9.4., Mansson and Rudenschöld 10ö, vertical pair with additional franking tied by cds. „SKARALID 9 4 1943“ to airmail cover via Berlin with censorhship label and Lisbon where somewhat weak oval „OAT“ (Onward Air Transmission) was applied, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 7485“ closing strip, a very attractive and rare cover being the only cover showing the oval „OAT“ cancellation. Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6206

1943, 24.5 - 25.8., three covers to Thorshavn with different franking and censor labels, one cover endorsed „By airmail to the United Kingdom“, all written up, mostly fine 2.800-
6207

1943/44, four covers, one send by surface mail, two showing endorsement „By airmail to the United Kingdom“, one with the senders address in Denmark, posted in Stockholm thus probably smuggled to Sweden, some faults, but all covers interesting and attractive, all written up 1.600-
6208 1944, 24.10., Crown 60ö tied by cds. „GÖTEBORG 24.10“ to airmail cover sent directly to England with corresponding two-line cachet „By air to the United Kingdom“, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5890“ closing strip, despite some minor imperfections very attractive and rare with only one other cover known showing this cachet 1.800-
6209

1945, one airmail card and two airmail covers from Stockholm to Thorshavn, two showing boxed „PASSED“ censor mark, one closed with „P.C. 90 4464“ closing strip, fine 850-
6210 1945, 22.8., Gustav V. 10ö. with additional franking tied by cds. „PKP 386 22.8 45“ to postcard to Thorshavn with violet „Denmark 260“ Danish post-war censor mark alongside, fine 600-
6211 1941, 21.11., 20 on 5ø horizontal pair tied by cds. „VAAG 12.11.41“ to cover to Indiana, censored in England with censor note „P.C. 5 „This cover was empty when it reached the Examiner“, closed with „P.C. 90 5325“ closing strip, fine 1.200-
6212

1943, 1.4. and 19.4., two covers, one regular and one registered from „THORSHAVN“ to Chicago resp. New York, the registered cover with boxed „PASSED T. 188“ censor mark, the other with closing strip „PC 90 5587“, both written up, fine 750-
6213

1943, 29.5., 20 on 1ø - 60 on 6ø, complete set of Provisional's 60 on 6ø second printing, tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 29.5.43“ to registered cover via England to Chicago, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 7020“ closing strip, during transit blue straight-line „O.A.T.“ (Onward Air Transmission) struck alongside, reverse with transit- and arrival mark, a very attractive and rare cover Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6214

1943, 4.12. and 18.12., two covers from Thorshavn to Chicago resp. New York, the earlier as registered cover with double censor of England and the US, the other intended for air mail service, but airmail cancelled as airmail was not available from UK to the USA, fine 1.350-
6215

1944, 18.2. and 1.3., two registered covers franked with Christian X 1-2kr. with additional franking tied by cds. „THORSHAVN“ and sent to Chicago, the latter cover endorsed „OAT“ (Onward Air Transmission) the earlier one double censored by England and the USA, reverse with transit and arrival marks and vignettes „BARNAHJALPIN“, minor transportations marks, a fascinating group 2.400-
6216 1944, 8.6. and 27.5., Airmail 20ø, block of four and pair with additional franking tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 27.5.44“ to airmail cover to New York, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4320“ closing strip and cover sent from a Dane of the „73rd Batt. H Q Comp“ with U.S. Navy censor mark to Thorshavn, some transportation wear, attractive and uncommon 1.200-
6217 1945, 3.2., Christian X 15,25,35 and 40ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN -3.2.45“ to AR-registered letter via England to Los Angeles, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4255“ closing strip, fine 600-
6218

1946, 27.5., Numerals and Christian X 12 values tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 27.5.43“ to registered cover to Portland, the sender is postmaster J. Danielsen and as the post office ran out of Danish registered vignettes after the war they used the British labels, fine 600-
6219

1941/43, four covers sent to Thorshavn, all censored in England and closed with „PC 90“ closing strip, one cover with cancelled airmail service and one cover double censored in the USA and in England, all written up, fine 1.200-
6220

1942/44, six covers sent to by surface or airmail to Thorshavn, with different US censorship labels „9801“, „9811“ (with PAA Pan American Airways System label), „9820“(2), all written up, fine 900-
6221 1943, 13.4., Airmail 10, 15 and 50c. with additional franking tied by mute oval cancel to registered airmail cover via England to Thorshavn, censored in the USA and closed with censor label „9827“, with typewritten „PHILATELIC MAIL Censorship Permit No.. PCU #750“, this permit allowed the sender to send stamps abroad. Reverse with transit and arrival mark of „THORSHAVN 14.5.53“, fine and attractive and one of two known covers 3.000-
6222 1944, 6.4., airmail cover from „LONG ISLAND CITY APR 6 1944“ sent via England to the Postmaster General of Faroe Islands. Censored in the USA and closed with censor label „20002“ additionally endorsed „20006“. The reverse shows a „black dot“, probably because it is sent to the Postmaster General it was sent as privileged mail, opened on two sides and slightly shortened at right, interesting and uncommon 1.500-
6223

1944/45, Airmail 8c. with additional franking tied by machine First Day cancel „TALLAHASSEE MAR 3 1945“ to special First Day Cover via England to Thorshavn, in England three-line „INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID AIR MAIL“ applied, further English censorship mark „PASSED T. 185“ on reverse, in addition registered cover from „THORSHAVN 24.7.44“ to Dayton with English censorship mark „PASSED T. 188“, both covers with Insert note „P.C.5 This cover was open...“ and „P.C. 12 letter was missing....“, a fascinating duo 4.200-
6224

1944/45, two covers including one First Day Cover and double censored cover via England to Thorshavn, written up, fine 600-
6225 1945, 9.3., McKinley 25c. tied by mute oval cancel to registered cover from Haddonfield, New Jersey 9 to Faroe Islands, censored in the USA and closed with censor label „20006“, at bottom left endorsed permit „Permit D-61“, this permit allowed the sender to send stamps abroad. Reverse with transit and arrival mark of „THORSHAVN 26.4.45“, fine and attractive and one of two known covers 3.000-
6230 1940, 19.11., Hindenburg 40 pfg. tied by cds. „HAMBURG 19.11.40“ to cover endorsed „über Sowjet Russland, Sibirien und USA“ to Klaksvig, censored in Berlin with cachet and closing strip and further censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4165“ closing strip, some ageing and transportation wear, very rare 3.000
6233 1941, 11.2., 1 and 5f. tied by cds. „BUDAPEST FEB 11 45“ to printed matter to Thorshavn with German censorship of Vienna alongside, unique 1.500-
6234 1941, 4.3., Norway Coat of arms 20ø horizontal pair and single 35ø tied by cds. „RISØR -4 III 41“ to airmail cover to Thorshavn, with German censor label of Frankfurt and censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 4,466“ closing strip. Very attractive and the only known letter that came through to Faroe Islands between 20th. January 1941 and 13th. December 1941 travelling via Lisbon - New York 4.500-
6235 1941/42, two covers, the first franked with two singles Provisional's 20 on 1ø from „THORSHAVN 5.11.41“ via England with corresponding censor label to St. Lucia with adjacent boxed „PASSED BY ARMY EXAMINER US 801“, the other one sent from St. Lucia with US Monroe 5c. tied by machine cancel „AMERICAN BASE FORCES A.P. 805 FEB 23 1942“ to the Postmaster of Midvaag, censored with boxed „PASSED BY ARMY EXAMINER US 801“, the latter some toning and vertical fold, scarce 3.500-
6236

1941/43, Pro Juventute 20c. block of four with additional franking tied by special cancel „WERTZEICHEN VERKAUFSSTELLE BERN 1.XII.43“ to large format registered cover via Berlin, Munich, Bermuda and England to Thorshavn, censored twice in Germany, and subsequently on Bermuda wit „PC90 2275 Form.167“ closing strip with handstamped „IC“ and fi nally in Enfl and with „PC.90 5404“ closing strip, in addition cover front with German meter mark „BERLIN 25.9.41“ to Thorshavn, fine 900-
6237

1941/45, three covers from Canada to Thorshavn, with British „PC 90“, Canadian „DB C. 52“ and Canadian „DB/75“ censor closing strips, all written up, fine Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6238

1942, 26.5., Red Cross form from the Faroe Islands, sent on the 26th of May 1942 to Switzerland, arrived in Geneva on 26th of June 1942. Censored with boxed „PASSED P.84“. Returned with reply and censored „PASSED P.91“. When the reply arrived in the Faroe Islands it was placed in a „Red Cross“ envelope with cds. „THORSHAVN 20.8.42“. At present, only this Red Cross form is known between the Faroe Islands and Switzerland. Reserved
6241 1943, 6.2., Christian X and Polar bear 7ø - 1kr. tied by cds. „JULIANEHAAB -6-2-1943“ to airmail cover via USA and England to Trangisvaag, censored in the USA and closed with tape strip „EXAMINED BY 8317“, small part of lower right corner missing, otherwise fi ne and attractive. The postal service from Greenland to Denmark closed in October 1941, and therefore not many letters sent subsequently to the Faroe Islands in existence. However, the mail connection to Faroe Islands remained open. Letters from Greenland to Faroe Islands are extraordinary scarce Sold
6243

1944, 31.1., Georg VI. 2½d. blue tied by cds. „VIEUX-FORT 31 JA 44“ to registered letter to Thorshavn, censored twice with St. Lucia „PC 90 TT/5“ closing label and upon arrival in England censored with „PC 90 4341“ closing strip, fine 2.000-
6246 1945. 2.4., Village churches 10-20ø with additional franking tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 2-4.45“ to cover, which was intended to go by airmail, to Harjavalta, Finland. The English airmail label is cancelled with red six bars in London as there was a temporary interruption in airmail service, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5890“ closing strip, attractive and unusual entire 1.000-
6247

1945, 9.6. and 16.12., Christian X 20-25ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN -9.6.45“ to airmail cover via England to Bergen, censored in England and closed with „P.C. 90 5404“ closing strip and further censored in Norway with violet oval „Kontrollert“ by the Post War censorship in Norway that lasted from May to November 1945, reverse with arrival mark. In addition, Christian X 15ø tied by cds. „THORSHAVN 16.12.1945“ to postcard to Oslo, cover some minor transportation marks, still find and attractive 1.100-
6248 1945, 13.6., Coat of arms 10ø tied by machine cancel „SANDEFJORD 13 VI 45“ as additional franking to postal stationery card 20ø endorsed „By air to England“ to Vestmanhavn, censored with adjacent boxed „PASSED T.185“, fine 1.300-
6250 1945, 13.10., Red Cross 1-4,5m. tied by cds. „HELSINKI 13-X-45“ to registered cover to Thorshavn, censored in Finland by the post-war censorship with closing label, fine 1.400-
6254 1941, 25.7. and 6.11, cover with „British Consulate 25 July 1941, Thorshavn“ handstamp sent via Field Post Office 219 on 30. July and „Passed By Censor No.2149“. The contents were censored by the consul F. C. Mason who signed in the lower left corner of the text „H. M. Consul, Faroe Islands“. And Active Service envelope with senders handstamp „The Lova Scouts“ with cds. „Field Post Office 219 11 6 41“ alongside to Aberdeenshire, some small imperfection but only very few letters are known with „The Lova Scouts“ handstamp Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.
6255 1942, 7.8., cover endorsed „ON ACTIVE SERVICE“ with cds. „FIELD POST OFFICE 611 7 AU 42“ addressed to Leeds with adjacent „PASSED BY CENSOR No 5522“, fine 1.200-
6256 1942, 26.11., cover with cds. „FIELD POST OFFICE 611 26 NO 42“ addressed to Rockdale with adjacent „PASSED BY CENSOR No 5674“ and „PC 90 6422“ closing strip, in addition Privilege Envelope addressed to Nottingham with adjacent „PASSED BY CENSOR No 5674“, fine 1.200-
6257 1943, 23.7., cover with cds. „FIELD POST OFFICE 611 23 JU 43“ addressed to Rockdale with adjacent „PASSED BY CENSOR No 4234“, in addition Privilege Envelope addressed to Yorkshire with adjacent „PASSED BY CENSOR No 4234“, fine 1.200-
6261

1940, two covers from „THORSHAVN“ to the Danish Legation in Reykjavík, both censored in England, fine 2.100-
6262  

 

1942/44, three covers sent to England, two with „Free Danes“, and two sent to the Danish House, all written up Sold
6263

1942/44, Letter concerning the consul‘s radio talks concerning the Faroe Islands, sent by Christmas Møller, member of the Danish Council in London, franked with George VI. ½ and 2d. from „LONDON 8 OCT 1942“ to Faroe Islands and cover from „FUGLEFJORD“ to the „Danish House“ in London, censored in England, some minor imperfection, both written up 600-
6264

1942/45, three covers including Airmail cover from „FRESNO MAY 27 1942“ with twoline „PASSED BY CENSOR“ alongside to Thorshavn with patriotic sticker „Free Danish Representation“ on reverse, and cover from „SUMBØ“ to the Royal Danish Legation in Washington, all written up 4.000-
6266 1944/45, cover sent by J. Jegstruo, Danish Legation, from „STOCKHOLM 26 2 44“ to Governor Aage Hilbert in Thorshavn and cover from „THORSHAVN 10.3.45“ sent to the „Kgl.Dansk Gesndtskab“ in Stockholm, fine 2.000-
6268

1940/47, collection of 18 items including a Telegramm sent on the 12th. of April 1940 to Leivur Restorff, the only known between Faroe Islands and Denmark sent during WW II., several „Red Cross Postal Message Scheme“, all written up Can be bought at Bruun Rasmussen´s autumn auction on 29 November 2022.