Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
425°
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Sale 769, Lot 425, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, Ty. I-X, Pos. 1-10, unused block of 16 comprising one complete pane and a second pane less two top stamps, large margins except into one stamp at bottom, slightly different shades, vertical crease between two columns at right, otherwise Very Fine; this block, with its obvious configuration, was the rigorous proof for Westerberg's plating - it is the second largest recorded multiple of this Numeral, the other being a complete sheet of two panes; Scott Retail for blocks and singles

3,650
7,000
426°
ogbl
Sale 769, Lot 426, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, Ty. I-IX, Pos. 1/3-10, unused vertical block of nine (top right stamp removed), ample to large margins, horizontal crease between rows, small scissors cut between stamps at top, Very Fine appearance, rare multiple, ex Twigg-Smith, Scott Retail as two blocks and single

1,825
1,500
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427°
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Sale 769, Lot 427, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, Ty. VIII, Pos. 4, unused, large margins, unusual doubling of design at right (kiss print?), Extremely Fine

175
400
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428°
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Sale 769, Lot 428, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)1865, 2c Dark Blue (26 var). Plate 10-A, Ty. II, Pos. 10, broken toe of "2" variety, unused, large margins, Extremely Fine, ex Ishikawa, this variety is unlisted in Scott, value for normal unused stamp

175
260
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429°
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Sale 769, Lot 429, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)1865, 2c Dark Blue (26 var). Plate 10-A, Ty. II, Pos. 10, borken toe of "2" variety, unused, huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, this variety is unlisted in Scott, value for normal stamp

175
250
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430°
 
Sale 769, Lot 430, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 26)1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, Ty. V, Pos. 5, large margins, two strikes of "(C?)22" British canceller, genuine and Extremely Fine, used examples of this stamp are not listed in Scott, but five were reported in the Westerberg census (1970)

E. 500-750
3,250
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