Colonial period : Letters from the Danish West Indies to Denmark - dated earlier than March 31, 1917

Letter sent from Christiansted May 9 , 1916 to Copenhagen, Bearing 2 x 10 BIT Frederik VII and 3 x 25 BIT Christian X

( 4 weight class -  25 BIT paid the registry fee)  The letter is sent via New York  and backstopped May 17,1916 - arrive postmark Kjøbenhavn June 7 1916. Sealed with british “Censor 678”

 

British censured mail from Christiansted via St.Thomas to Copenhagen, bearing 10 x 5 BIT (normal weight) and Registration Fee ( 25 BIT) Sealed with label “Censor 1355”. Receiver has moved and the letter is redirected to Charlottenlund.

Letter sent from Frederiksted to Bagsværd, Danish postmark  “The stamp has been lost along the way” and signature of the post responsible.  Arrival postmark on the front Bagsværd January 30, 1917.  British label “Censor 1446”. Receiver has moved and the letter is redirected to Copenhagen. The letter is sent via New York   - backstamped New York)  and arrival postmark Kjøbenhavn.   

 

Letter sent from Frederiksted to Copenhagen, bearing a 40 BIT (doublet weight) - DWI stamp cancelled Frederiksted November 10, 1916 and sealed with British label “ Censor 4264” Arrival postmark Kjøbenhavn December 15, 1916.