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 147, 1857-89 Kamehameha III Issues (Scott 8-11)1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9). Three large margins, close at top, deep rich color and impression, square grid cancel of Hilo, used with United States 1861-63 2c Black, 3c Rose (65, 73), 2c s.e., 3c few clipped perfs, red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Oct. 7" large cds on buff cover to Terryville, Conn., "San Francisco Cal. Oct. 28, 1865" double-circle ds, matching cogwheel cancels 3c and ties 2c, carried by the D. C. Murray (cleared Oct. 7, arrived Oct. 27), small opening tear and nicked corner in cover at left, the 5c has tiny crease and microscopic tear at top from placement near edge, still Very Fine and an extremely rare mixed franking with the U.S. Black Jack issue, ex West, Harris, Krug, signed Ashbrook

E. 5,000-7,500