Denmark Tranquebar Missionary Letter, 1830

When my article “Remnants of Danish Colonialism” was published in the December issue of “Contact”, it made brief reference to the former Danish colonies in three different parts of the Indian sub-continent, and I asked if any other member could…...

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Denmark Remnants of Colonialism

Originally Published December 2005 It may  come as a surprise to some of our members that Denmark once had several colonies in different parts of the world; you may have some idea that Iceland was once such a colony, but…...

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Denmark Post Invests 1 Øre to get 8 Øre

Published originally by Posthistorisk Tidskrift (the magazine of the Danish Postal History Society) and reproduced by the Editor’s permission, By Otto Kjærgård, translated by Bob Johnson   The Post Office often contends that so-called surcharges (in Danish strafporto, which literally…...

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Denmark Newspaper Postal Rates 1848-1919

(The term “Newspaper” refers to what normally is understood as a newspaper but also to all other publications issued periodically and obtainable in subscription – i.e.periodicals / magazines). Prior to 1848 the rates for newspapers were determined by more or…...

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