Danish Postal wrappers 1872 - 1946

Extract of my gold medal collection.

What is shown is one of each type of the different Postal wrappers, which were issued including proof and printing errors.

The year mentioned is the date of issue of this type of wrapper.

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Plate proof of the 2 sk. from 1872. 

Only 3 proofs of this color recorded.

 

 

 

 

2 sk. 1872 sent domestic 

Only 17 used wrappers recorded.

 

 

 

 

4 Ýre type 1 (small 4) 1874 uprated with 4 Ýre sent to France.

Overfranked with 2 Ýre, as 1 Ýre and 2 Ýre stamps did not exist at that time.

The only recorded wrapper with this pre UPU combination.

 

4 Ýre type 2 (with large 4) 1878 sent locally.

 

 

 

 

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One print only, the setting consisted of a mixture of 4 Ýre type 1 and 4 Ýre type 2.

Pair from "the mixed sheet" with a 4 Ýre type 1 at left and a 4 Ýre type 2 at right.

Only 5 sheets recorded.

 

 

 

4 Ýre type 3 (small break in frame left)  1888 uprated with 4 x 4 Ýre to Sweden.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

 

 

 

Black print/proof of 4 Ýre type 3.

According to type of paper type, it was issued in 1901.

Only 2 proofs recorded.

 

 

 

 

 

4 Ýre type 3 1888 sent with several domestic forwarding indications and finally sent retour.

Printed on a type of paper with a  chemical composition which over the  years has changed the color of the imprinted stamp and turned the borders green instead of the original blue.

The only recorded wrapper with this type of paper.

 

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4 Ýre type 3 (date unknown) on striped paper.

Only one printing of  this type of paper was made. 

 

4 Ýre type 4 (stars in crown instead of shells) (date not known) sent locally.

 

 

5 Ýre type 1 (small corner figures) 1882 sent to Russia and censored here.

4 - 10 recorded wrappers of this type to this destination. 

5 Ýre type 1 1882 sent as registered double wrapper to Germany.

Only recorded registered double wrapper.

 

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5 Ýre type 2 (large corner letter) 1888 uprated with 25 Ýre sent to Germany.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

 

5 Ýre type 2 1888 first sent to Portugal then redirected to Belgium.

Only recorded double wrapper to this destination.

 

 

 

5 Ýre type 3 (yellow green) 1888 uprated with 51 Ýre and sent registered to Austria.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

2 Ýre 1905 uprated with 58 Ýre and sent registered to Germany.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

 

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4 Ýre 1905 uprated with 16 Ýre sent cash on Delivery domestic.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded.

 

 

 

5 Ýre 1905 sent to Germany .

The wrapper has an imprint for the Royal Greenland Trading Company.

Only 4 wrappers recorded with this imprint.

 

 

5 Ýre 1907 sent to Siam canceled with a TPO cancel.

Only 5 - 10 of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

 

5 Ýre 1913 uprated with 15 Ýre sent to Malaysia.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

From 1913 to 1933 all wrappers are with wm. upright or inverted.

 

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2 Ýre 1913 sent to a Prisoner of War in Germany. Censored in the POW camp.

Only wrapper of this type recorded sent as POW wrapper.

 

 

4 Ýre 1913 sent domestic.

Has original contents (Declaration of guarantee on sale of footwear). 

Only recorded wrapper of this type with original contents.

 

5 Ýre 1913 uprated with 15 Ýre sent registered Cash on Delivery to Norway.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

3 Ýre 1917 uprated with 7 Ýre to Italy.

 

 

 

 

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3 Ýre 1918 sent locally.

From 1918 to 1946 all wrappers had an imprinted fabrication number. 

 

 

 4 Ýre 1918 uprated with 1 Ýre to Norway.

 

 

 

4 Ýre 1918 official bisected and used as 2 Ýre stamp on Faeroe Islands due to lack of 2 Ýre stamps.

 

 

5 Ýre 1918 uprated with 25 Ýre sent registered to Poland.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

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7 Ýre 1918 sent domestic.

The wrapper has a perfin "A U".

Only 5 wrappers of this type recorded with this perfin.

 

5/2 Ýre (Without Wm and fabr. no.) 1919 sent locally.

 

 

 

5/2 Ýre (Without Wm and fabr. no.) 1919.

With double overprint.

Only one recorded.

 

5/2 Ýre (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1919 sent locally.

 

 

 

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5/2 Ýre (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1919.

With double overprint - one albino.

Only 2 recorded.

 

5/3 Ýre (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1919 uprated with 7 Ýre sent domestic.

 

 

5/3 Ýre (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1919 uprated with 5 Ýre sent to Germany. 

 

 

5/3 Ýre (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1919 uprated with 5 Ýre sent domestic.

With double overprint.

Only one recorded.

 

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5/3 Ýre (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1919 sent domestic.

With double overprint - one albino.

Only 2 recorded.

 

5/4 Ýre (Without Wm and fabr. no.) 1919.

Only 2 recorded.

 

 

5/4 Ýre (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1919 sent to Russia and retour.

Only 2 of this type recorded to this destination.

 

5/4 Ýre (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1919 uprated with 5 Ýre sent to Italy.

 

 

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5/4 Ýre (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1919 uprated with 5 Ýre sent domestic.

Only one recorded.

 

 

10 Ýre 1920 sent locally.

 

 

 

 

8 Ýre (7 + 1 Ýre) 1921 uprated with 12 Ýre to Germany.

Uprated with clipping from a letter card.

Only one of this type with clipping recorded.

 

8 Ýre (5/3 + 3 Ýre) (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1921 sent locally.

 

 

 

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8 Ýre (5/3 + 3 Ýre) (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1921.

The imprinted 3 Ýre stamp is albino print.

Only one recorded.

 

8 Ýre (5/3 + 3 Ýre) (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1921 sent locally.

8 Ýre (3 + 5/3 Ýre) with Wm and without fabr. no. +  with Wm and with fabr. no. only 20 recorded.

 

8 Ýre (5/4 + 3 Ýre) (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1921 sent locally.

 

 

 

8 Ýre (5/4 + 3 Ýre) (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1921.

The imprinted 3 Ýre stamp is albino print.

Only one recorded.

 

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8 Ýre (5/4 + 3 Ýre) (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1921 sent locally.

8 Ýre (3 + 5/4 Ýre) with Wm and without fabr. no. +  with Wm and with fabr. no. only 20 recorded.

 

10 Ýre (5 + 5 Ýre) (With Wm and without fabr. no.) 1921 sent locally.

Only 5 recorded.

 

 

 

10 Ýre (5 + 5 Ýre) (With Wm and with fabr. no.) 1921 sent to Sweden and retour.

 

 

 

8 Ýre 1921 sent locally and redirected to Germany and retour.

In Denmark a due stamp of 25 Ýre was added.

 

 

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10 Ýre 1921 uprated with 15 Ýre and 10 Ýre Air Mail stamp sent as Air Mail to Germany.

Only 3 wrappers known uprated with 1. Air Mail issue.

 

 

 

5 Ýre 1922 uprated with 2 Ýre sent to Japan and retour.

Has a marking "This gentleman has now gone to his home 16 years ago" 

Only 2 of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

7/8 Ýre 1926 sent Poste Restante to France.

A 5c. due stamp was paid and added for this service.

 

 

 

 

7/10 Ýre 1926 sent to USA and here redirected.

 

 

 

 

 

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7 Ýre 1926 uprated with 14 Ýre sent Poste Restante to Belgium.

A 10c. due stamp was paid and added for this service.

 

4 Ýre 1930 uprated with 5 Ýre sent domestic.

As the wrapper was underfranked it was charged the double of the missing value and 2 x 1 Ýre postage due stamps added.

 

5 Ýre 1930 sent to China.

Only one of this type recorded to this destination.

 

 

5 Ýre 1930.

Complete wrapper in double print.

Only one recorded.

 

 

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4 Ýre 1933 sent locally.

 

 

 

5 Ýre 1933 sent domestic.

 

 

 

4 Ýre 1935 uprated with 1 Ýre sent domestic.

 

 

5 Ýre 1935 uprated with 89 Ýre sent Air Mail to Spain.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

 

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4 Ýre 1936 uprated with 46 Ýre sent Express domestic.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded.

 

 

5 Ýre 1936 uprated with 176 Ýre sent Air Mail to Germany.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

5 Ýre 1938 uprated with 203 Ýre sent Air Mail to Italy.

Only one of this type with this franking combination recorded to this destination.

6 Ýre 1940 uprated with 54 Ýre sent Cash on Delivery domestic.

 

 

 

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6/4 Ýre (date not known) uprated with 4 Ýre and a 4 Ýre meter cancel sent domestic.

 

 

 

6/4 Ýre (date not known) sent domestic.

As the wrapper was underfranked it was charged the double of the missing value and 3 1 Ýre and 1 5 Ýre postage due stamp added.

6 Ýre (5 + 1 Ýre) 1946 sent domestic.

Only 5 of this fabrication number recorded