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Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3174°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3174, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1864-1891, 1c-10c Royal Portraits (30-31, 33, 35, 37, 39-40, 42-45, 52), 1864-1891, 1c-10c Royal Portraits (30-31, 33, 35, 37, 39-40, 42-45, 52)1864-1891, 1c-10c Royal Portraits (30-31, 33, 35, 37, 39-40, 42-45, 52). Blocks of four, all but two o.g., h.r., a couple small thin spots, o/w Fine-Very Fine

693
475
3175°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3175, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1866, 5c Blue (32), 1866, 5c Blue (32)1866, 5c Blue (32). Block, o.g., small toning specks in perf tips of three stamps, light crease in T.L. stamp, otherwise Fine

450
325
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3176°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3176, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1871, 6c Bluish Green (33a), 1871, 6c Bluish Green (33a)1871, 6c Bluish Green (33a). R. imprint block, faint overall toning, h.r., o.g., Fine

95
110
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3177°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3177, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1879, 6c Bluish Green, Imperforate (33 var), 1879, 6c Bluish Green, Imperforate (33 var)1879, 6c Bluish Green, Imperforate (33 var). Horizontal pair, unused, full margins all around except irregular at bottom left corner, small faults incl. faint toning and small scuff on left stamp, rare - only one sheet was discovered at Honokaa, ex Brickwood, unlisted in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
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3178°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3178, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1879, 6c Bluish Green, Imperforate (33a var), 1879, 6c Bluish Green, Imperforate (33a var)1879, 6c Bluish Green, Imperforate (33a var). Irregular margins ranging from just clear to huge showing portion of adjacent stamp, used, cancel broken through paper in one spot, corner crease, toned, Fine appearance, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
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3179°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3179, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1871, 18c Dull Rose (34), 1871, 18c Dull Rose (34)1871, 18c Dull Rose (34). L. and R. imprint blocks of eight, without gum, some perf separations hinge-reinforced, h.r., toned, natural vertical crease in selvage, one stamp with small thin, red offset affects one stamp, Fine appearance

340
130
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3180°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3180, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1875, 2c Brown, Bisect (35 var), 1875, 2c Brown, Bisect (35 var)1875, 2c Brown, Bisect (35 var). Two vertical and four diagonal bisects, tied by Kahului, Maui and Waimea, Kauai cds on separate pieces, toning spots, one has crease, Fine and very scarce group

E. 500-600
600
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3181°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3181, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1875, 12c Black (36), 1875, 12c Black (36)1875, 12c Black (36). Block, o.g., h.r., Fine-Very Fine

250
220
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3182°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3182, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1882, 2c Lilac Rose (38), 1882, 2c Lilac Rose (38)1882, 2c Lilac Rose (38). Block, o.g. (a little disturbed), h.r., exceptionally well-centered, top left stamp with tiny natural gum wrinkles, still Extremely Fine

450
350
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3183°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3183, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1882, 2c Lilac Rose, Bisect (38 var), 1882, 2c Lilac Rose, Bisect (38 var)1882, 2c Lilac Rose, Bisect (38 var). Two horizontal and two diagonal bisects, tied by Kahului, Maui and Waimea, Kauai cds on separate pieces, toning spots and crease in one, otherwise Fine, philatelic in nature, but very scarce

E. 300-400
400
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3184°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3184, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1882, 5c Ultramarine, Imperforate Horizontally (39a), 1882, 5c Ultramarine, Imperforate Horizontally (39a)1882, 5c Ultramarine, Imperforate Horizontally (39a). Left margin block of four, with part imprint, original gum, hinge remnants, selvage reinforced and rejoined in places, tiny creasing along top margin at left

THE LARGEST SIZE MULTIPLE AND ONE OF TWO KNOWN BLOCKS OF THE PART-IMPERFORATE ERROR

Illustrated in Meyer-Harris (p. 230). Ex Adm. Harris, Ostheimer. A block is unlisted in Scott, value for two pairs

E. 7,500-10,000
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3185°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3185, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1882, 5c Ultramarine, Imperforate Horizontally (39a), 1882, 5c Ultramarine, Imperforate Horizontally (39a)1882, 5c Ultramarine, Imperforate Horizontally (39a). Right margin pair with full Hawaiian inscription at right, original gum, h.r., bit heavy natural gum crease in top stamp

VERY FINE AND OUTSTANDING PAIR, BELIEVED TO BE UNIQUE WITH THE HAWAIIAN IMPRINT

Scott Retail for normal pair

4,500
4,000
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3186°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3186, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1882, 15c Red Brown (41), 1882, 15c Red Brown (41)1882, 15c Red Brown (41). Block, well-centered, o.g., tiny paper adherence on one stamp, light overall toning, few perfs separated, o/w Very Fine

225
290
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3187°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3187, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, 10c Red Brown, Diagonal Bisect (44 var), 1883, 10c Red Brown, Diagonal Bisect (44 var)1883, 10c Red Brown, Diagonal Bisect (44 var). Upper right diagonal half tied on large piece with 2c Rose Vermilion by "Kahului, Maui 16 Sep. 1886" double circle ds, and by San Francisco receiving cds, portion of printed address, Very Fine and rare, ex Tows, Ishikawa, with 1977 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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3188°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3188, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, 12c Red Lilac (46), 1883, 12c Red Lilac (46)1883, 12c Red Lilac (46). Horizontal block of fifteen with part imprints, o.g., nine stamps Mint, Fine

1,105
0
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3189°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3189, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, 25c Dark Violet (47), 1883, 25c Dark Violet (47)1883, 25c Dark Violet (47). Block, o.g., h.r., Fine-Very Fine

475
325
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3190°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3190, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, 50c Red (48), 1883, 50c Red (48)1883, 50c Red (48). Horizontal block of six, o.g., h.r., Fine

970
300
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3191°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3191, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, 50c Red, Diagonal Bisect (48 var), 1883, 50c Red, Diagonal Bisect (48 var)1883, 50c Red, Diagonal Bisect (48 var). Upper right diagonal half tied by "Kahului, Maui 16 Sep. 1886 double circle ds and by San Francisco receiving cds on small piece, same dates as the 10c bisect (Lot 3188) and probably mailed by the same philatelist, Fine and rare, ex Atherton

E. 400-500
375
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3192°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3192, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49), 1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49)1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Block, o.g., h.r. with tiny paper adherence in one stamp, light crease in top pair from hinge, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

950
650
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3193°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3193, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Block, o.g., h.r, 1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Block, o.g., h.r1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Block, o.g., h.r., few paper inclusions, top left stamp with tiny oil spot, Fine

950
325
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3194°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3194, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49), 1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49)1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Four, each with different "opium" revenue cancel, including Maltese Cross cancel in purple and black, also facsimile signature hs and "J.M.K." hs, last is bit toned, Fine lot. From 1861 on, opium was imported for Chinese plantation workers. In an effort to control it, each -1/2 pound tin, authorized for "medicinal purposes" only, was liable to a $1.00 customs duty - the $1.00 Queen Emma was used exclusively for this

E. 400-500
850
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3195°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3195, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1891, 2c Dull Violet, Imperforate Horizontally (52a), 1891, 2c Dull Violet, Imperforate Horizontally (52a)1891, 2c Dull Violet, Imperforate Horizontally (52a). Right margin vertical block of six with part imprint, original gum, h.r., creased horizontally in margin between second and third rows, small thin at top left

THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE PART-IMPERFORATE 2-CENT LILIUOKALANI AND THE ONLY BLOCK OF THIS SIZE ON RECORD

Ex Adm. Harris, Ostheimer. Scott Retail for a two pairs is $7,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
6,000
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3196°
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1891, 2c Dull Violet, 5c Deep Indigo (52, 52C). O.g., 2c has small thin spot, 5c has negligible perf tip toning, otherwise Very Fine set

104
80
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3197°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3197, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1891, 2c Dull Violet, Bisect (52 var), 1891, 2c Dull Violet, Bisect (52 var)1891, 2c Dull Violet, Bisect (52 var). Two vertical, two horizontal and two diagonal bisects, each tied across cut by purple Kahului, Maui cds on separate pieces, Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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3198°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3198, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C), 1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C). Part sheet of 23 stamps with L. and R. imprints, o.g., very light h.r., sixteen stamps are Mint, one stamp with natural wrinkle, Fine-Very Fine

2,500
1,800
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3199°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3199, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C), 1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C). Beautiful margins and centering, o.g., light toning spot on reverse, Extremely Fine

100
210
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3200°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3200, 1864-91 Royal Portraits Issues (Scott 30-52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C), 1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C). Used, large margins, well-centered, a few lightly toned perf tips, o/w Very Fine

100
105
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