HAWAII, 1871, 6c Yellow Green (33).
Horizontal pair, cancelled by target, each with manuscript "Paia"
town postmark, "Honolulu H.I. May 9" circular datestamp on back of cover to Christiana, Norway,
used with horizontal pairs of 3c Green (158) and 2c Vermilion (178),
first has s.e. at right, tied by segmented cork cancels, red San Francisco backstamp (May 18), minor edgewear barely affects stamps at top
VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE HAWAII AND UNITED STATES MIXED-FRANKING COVER FROM PAIA, HAWAII TO NORWAY.
This is the only United States and Hawaii mixed-franking cover to Norway we have encountered. The stamps pay the double 6c U.S.-Hawaii treaty rate and double 5c UPU rate from the U.S. to Norway.
With 1983 P.F. certificate.
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