HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21).
Plate 9-A, Type VII (Westerberg Position 3), margins to touched, small tear at right, used with United States 1863 5c Brown (76)
affixed slightly overlapping, cancelled by grid and target, bold strike of red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Sep. 27" circular datestamp,"San Francisco Cal. Oct. 23, 1865" double-circle datestamp on cover front only to Montclair N.J., file folds do not affect stamps, small sealed tear at bottom touches address
VERY FINE APPEARING MIXED FRANKING WITH THE 1865 5-CENT "HAWAIIAN POSTAGE" NUMERAL ISSUE AND UNITED STATES 5-CENT 1863 BROWN ON A COVER FRONT TO NEW JERSEY.
Carried on the Sanspareil departing Honolulu Sep. 27, 1865 and arriving San Francisco Oct. 22.
Ex Van Dyke and Ishikawa. With 1981 P.F. certificate
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