Most postcards having a bisected stamp had no messages and were philatelic. This cards appears to be non-philatelic.
Apparently, The postal authorities in St.Thomas failed to give advance notice to the Danish General Directorate of Post and the Universal Postal Union about the use of bisected stamps and mail with their valid use arriving in Denmark and England was
charged postage due. After many complaints and an explanation to the public - the Danish postal authorities granted reimbursement upon request to those who had paid postage due.