Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1857-89 Kamehameha III Issues (Scott 8-11)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale 769, Lot 121, 1857-89 Kamehameha III Issues (Scott 8-11)1857, 5c Blue, Thin White Wove (8). Used with United States 1c and 10c 1851-55 Issues, unusually and artistically arranged on a small envelope with small "Paid" in sender's hand and a neat address to Berlin, Mass., the stamps were trimmed of all margins by the artist, who probably considered extra paper unsightly, lightly struck red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid" large cds ties 5c and 1c at right, carried by the Yankee (cleared Jul. 12, arrived Aug. 2), upon arrival the S.F. office canceled and tied each stamp with its "San Francisco Cal. Aug. 5, 1858" cds, small ink stain at center, trivial and otherwise Very Fine, a splendid and unique usage, ex Adm. Harris, Krug

E. 10,000-15,000