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Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1884-97 Postal Stationery Usages

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3745°
c
1884, 1c Green Entire (U1). Neat "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 16, 1893" duplex and used to Rotterdam, Holland, paying the printed matter rate, New York and Rotterdam postmarks on reverse, tiny toned spots at edges, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
300
3746°
c
1884, 4c Red Entire (U3). Postmarked "Honolulu, H.I. Jun. 8, 1893" and used to Rotterdam, Holland, San Francisco and New York transits, Rotterdam receiving ds, smeared transit marking at far left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
110
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3747°
c
1884, 5c Blue Entire (U4). Unsealed, used to Rotterdam, Holland, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Jun. 8, 1893" duplex, clear "Received/N.Y./Without/2-F/Contents" in circle, reverse with San Francisco and Rotterdam backstamps, Very Fine

E. 100-150
170
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3748°
c
1884, 5c Blue Entire (U4). Canceled with purple Hilo Hawaii Feb. 22, 1894" double-circle and partial Honolulu duplex and used to the Island of Capri, San Francisco and New York transits on reverse, indistinct Italian datestamp; cover with toning and tear at top, very scarce

E. 100-125
75
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3749°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3749, 1884-97 Postal Stationery Usages1884, 10c Black Entire (U5), 1884, 10c Black Entire (U5)1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Canceled by purple "Spreckelsville, Maui, H.I Jun. 21, 1890" rimmed cds and used to Yokohama, Japan with portion of address in Japanese, due markings on face and reverse franked with Japan 1888 10s Brown Orange (79, two), each tied by boxed canceler, bold "Yokohama Japan 5 Jul., 1890" cds, small flap tears and some soiling, Fine, a very rare mixed franking

E. 2,000-2,500
2,900
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3750°
c
1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Used to Hong Kong with clear "Honolulu H.I. Aug. 27, 1888" cds and faint target, endorsed "per Arabic", Hong Kong cds on reverse; flap tear and light soiling, Fine

E. 200-250
300
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3751°
c
1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Used to Stuttgart, Germany, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 17, 1892" duplex, San Francisco and New York transits, Stuttgart receiver, Very Fine

E. 150-200
0
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3752°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3752, 1884-97 Postal Stationery Usages1884, 10c Black Entire (U5), 1884, 10c Black Entire (U5)1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Used to Hanover, Germany with neat "Waianae * Oahu. * Oct. 26, 1885" double-circle ds in purple, matching target, boxed "SOLTAU/IN HANNOVER" datestamp on back, minor edge soiling, still Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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3753°
c
1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Postmarked "Waianae Oahu Feb. 1, 1892" rimmed double circle ds in purple and used to Baden, Honolulu transit, reverse with faint San Francisco cds and Konstanz backstamp; small edge flaws, Fine

E. 100-150
130
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3754°
c
1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Canceled by "Honolulu, H.I. Apr. 11, 1890" duplex, and used to Ludwigslust, Germany, ms. ship endorsement, "per Australia", reverse includes "San Francisco, Cal. Stm.Ship" cds, Fine

E. 100-125
80
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3755°
c
1884, 10c Black Entire (U5). Used to Scotland with purple "Hamakuapoko Maui" rimmed double-circle ds with indistinct Nov. 1891 date, Honolulu transit and Blairgowrie backstamp, sealed opened tears along left edge, Fine, scarce Maui town

E. 100-125
100
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3756°
c
1893, 5c Blue Entire, Red Ovpt. (U12). Addressed to a captain in the Royal Artillery at Singapore, Strait Settlements, clear "Paquebot" handstamp in corner, thrice struck "Hong Kong Ja. 2 95" cds front and back, Singapore receiving ds; tiny stains at edges, Fine, rare usage

E. 500-600
800
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3757°
c
1893, 5c Blue Entire, Red Ovpt. (U12). Used to Bern, Switzerland with light "Lihue, P.O. Kauai" rimmed cds in purple (indistinct date) and "Honolulu, H.I. Sep. 20, 1896" duplex, reverse with San Francisco and Bern datestamps, flap tear and light creasing, Fine

E. 100-150
65
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3758°
c
1893, 5c Blue Entire, Red Ovpt. (U12). Indistinct purple Oahu cds and "Honolulu, H.I. Feb. 16, 1895" duplex, and used to Smyrna, reverse with San Francisco, New York and Constantinople backstamps, minor wear, Fine

E. 100-150
350
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3759°
c
1893, 5c Blue Entire, Red Ovpt. (U12). Used to Liege, Belgium with magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Dec. 28, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, New York reg. label, various backstamps, Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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3760°
c
1893, 5c Blue Entire, Red Ovpt. (U12). Used to Scotland, readdressed to Cairo, Egypt, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Jan. 5, 1894" duplex and bold Glasgow ds, light soiling and small tear at top, Fine

E. 150-200
105
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3761°
c
1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1). Used February 28, 1893, with 1c Blue (37) to Vienna, readdressed to Trieste, and then forwarded to Pola, faint Honolulu duplex ties 1c, all markings on face, minor wear at top, Fine

E. 150-200
180
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3762°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3762, 1884-97 Postal Stationery Usages1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1), 1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1)1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1). used with 1c Green, Red Overprint (55) to Rotterdam, Holland, neat "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 6, 1893" duplex, San Francisco, New York and Rotterdam markings on face, very trivial toned spots at bottom, still Very Fine

E. 150-200
190
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3763°
c
1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1). Used to Shanghai from Honolulu, Dec. 18, 1897, clear "Shanghai Local Post" cds on face, regular cds on reverse, tiny internal cut at bottom left, Fine

E. 100-150
750
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3764°
c
1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1). Clear "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 28, 1888" cds and target, used to Hong Kong, message in German from an employee of H. Hackfeld & Co. (violet company handstamp on face), lightly creased horizontally, otherwise Fine

E. 100-150
130
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3765°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Postmarked "Honolulu, H.I. Jan. 17, 1893" duplex and used to La Paz, Bolivia, reverse with Iquique and Arica datestamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
800
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3766°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Used with "Honolulu, H.I. Apr. 2, 1890" duplex to Chemulpo (Jinsen), Korea, bold San Francisco cds and partial Nagasaki cds and receiving cds, small scuff on face at bottom left, Fine, rare destination

E. 300-400
425
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3767°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Used with 2c Rose (43) to Isle of Jersey, clear "Honolulu H.I. Aug. 27, 1888" cds, message on back from tourists on their way to Vancouver Island, bold Jersey receiving datestamp; some paper adherence at left edge and minor soiling, Fine, very scarce

E. 200-250
525
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3768°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Canceled by purple "Heela Oahu Feb. 1893" double-circle and used to Kotagala, Ceylon, Honolulu, Colombo and indistinct Kotagala datestamps, card with tiny corner nick at bottom right and light creasing at left, Fine and rare

E. 200-250
300
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3769°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Canceled by "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 15, 1892" duplex and used to Bombay India, San Francisco and Indian transits on face, New York backstamp, interesting message on back regarding an exchange of stamps and stationery: "I will send you a good assortment [of] Hawaii - Numerals & the first 4 are out of the question." Fine

E. 150-200
350
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3770°
c
1892, 2c Black Postal Card, Lithographed (UX2a). Clear "Honolulu, H.I Jul. 27, 1893" duplex, used to the G.P.O. at Melbourne, Australia and readdressed, in red ink, to a street address in Richmond, postmarked Sydney, Melbourne (two different) and Richmond, small corner creases, Fine

E. 100-150
230
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3771°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Used to Sydney, New South Wales with 2c Rose (43) tied by deep purple Hilo cds with matching target and bright red oval, "JOHN H. MARY/VOLCANO HOUSE/HAWAII", second Hilo postmark - double-circle style dated Feb. 9, 1890 and Honolulu transit and "PAID ALL" in oval, message on back reads: "I thought you might value a card sent by me from the most wonderful crater in the world. We are just off to the fire lake to spend the night"; small faults, including razor cut around No. 38 though whoever did this recovered their senses and did not completely penetrate the card, Fine appearance, attractive and very unusual combination of markings on a postal card

E. 100-125
300
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3772°
c
1882, 2c Black Postal Card (UX2). Partly clear "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 29, 1891" duplex and used to Sonsonate, San Salvador, San Francisco transit and receiving datestamp on back, card with internal cracking and stain, but a very scarce usage

E. 75-100
180
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3773°
c
1882-92, 2c Black Postal Card, Lithographed (UX2, UX2a). Two cards, each used to Scotland, first with purple "Hamalei, P.O. Kauai Nov. 13, 1890" cds, other from Honolulu, 1892, different correspondences with early Christmas greetings, the latter in mirror writing, Fine pair

E. 150-200
600
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3774°
c
1882, 3c Blue Green Postal Card (UX3). Bold "Lihue Kauai Jan. 17, 1893" rimmed double-circle in purple, used to Capetown, Cape of Good Hope, minor toned spots otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
350
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3775°
c
1882, 3c Blue Green Postal Card (UX3). Canceled by bold "Lieue. Kauai. Jan. 17, 1893" rimmed double-circle ds in purple, to Germany, tiny corner crease otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
230
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3776°
c
1882, 3c Green Postal Card (UX3). Bold "Honolulu Hawaii May 3" cds in magenta, used to Germany, 1882, some scuff on back from hinge removal, Very FIne appearance

E. 100-150
290
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3777°
c
1882, 3c Blue Green Postal Card (UX3). Used to Kiel, Germany with "Honolulu, H.I. Feb. 14, 1893" duplex and Kiel receiving datestamp, San Francisco backstamp, minor toning, Fine

E. 100-125
100
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3778°
c
1882, 3c Blue Green Postal Card (UX3). Canceled by neat "Hamakuapoko Maui Apr. 9, 1886" rimmed double-circle ds in blue and used to Chritiania, Norway,, Honolulu backstamp, small corner creases, Fine, attractive usage

E. 100-150
230
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3779°
c
1882, 3c Blue Green Postal Card (UX3). Used to Amsterdam, Holland,, Jul. 14, 1899, Honolulu, San Francisco and Amsterdam markings on face, small hole in tear, neither affecting markings, otherwise Fine

E. 75-100
75
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3780°
c
1882, 3c Blue Green Postal Card (UX3). Three cards, used 1887-93 to Germany, Honolulu cds, San Francisco and New York transits, Honolulu, Molokoa and Waianae datelines, some wear or crease, Fine lot

330
220
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3781°
c
1893, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX5). Used to Mexico, Mo. with 1893 2c Brown, Red Overprint (56) tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Oct. 16, 1894" duplex, due marking deleted in pencil, Fine, scarce combination

E. 150-200
300
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3782°
c
1893, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX5). Used with 1894 1c Yellow (74) to Republic of San Marino, readdressed to Bavaria, stamp tied by bold "Honolulu, H.I. Oct. 2, 1895" duplex, San Marino backstamp and two different Munich postmarks, sender's name erased, Fine

E. 150-200
325
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3783°
c
1893, 3c Green Postal Card (UX7). Used to Ulm, Germany, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Nov. 15, 1894" duplex, San Francisco, N.Y. and Ulm markings on face, Very Fine

E. 250-350
750
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3784°
c
1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX8). Used with 1894 1c Yellow (74) to Alexandria, Egypt, twice struck "Hilo Hawaii Dec. 11.96" double-circle with ornaments, 1c tied solely by San Francisco ds, bold Alexandria ds on face, Very Fine, choice usage

E. 100-125
575
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3785°
c
1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX8). Used to Ulm, Germany with 1894 2c Brown (75) tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Oct. 8, 1894" duplex with a purple due marking applied by someone who did not recognize "Akahi Keneta" as a 1c postal card, San Francisco and Ulm datestamps, blue "20" due, card with creasing at left, Fine appearance, unusual usage

E. 100-150
150
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3786°
c
1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX8). Used to Zurich, Switzerland with 1894 1c Yellow, 2c Brown (74, 75), each with "Honolulu, H.I. Nov. 15, 1895" duplex, bold Zurich receiver and New York backstamp, Very Fine

E. 150-100
230
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3787°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3787, 1884-97 Postal Stationery Usages1897, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX8a), 1897, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX8a)1897, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX8a). Used with 1894 1c Yellow (74) tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Mar. 8, 1899" duplex, to Kamo, New Zealand,, Aukland and Kamo receiving datestamps, small corner crease, Fine

E. 100-150
170
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3788°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Addressed to The Weekly Mail in Bangkok, Siam, with faint Honolulu double-circle ds and additional "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 24, 1897" duplex, message on back requests a copy of their publication and ad information, some thinning on back, Very Fine appearance, very scarce

E. 300-400
750
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3789°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Used to Melbourne, Australia and forwarded to Launceston, Tasmania, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Apr. 2 1896" duplex, twice struck "MISSENT TO/SAN FRANCISCO" handstamp and San Francisco cds, Launceston receiving cds on reverse, message from traveling businessman, who suggests mail sent "to me as a passenger on `Maripisa' at Auckland care of Shipping Agents so not if I stay but a short time they will deliver on board"; small internal tear from the force of the missent handstamp, Fine, interesting usage

E. 200-250
350
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3790°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Used to Yokohama, Japan, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Jan. 22, 1895" duplex, two receiving cds in brown on face, small paper adherence on back, Fine

E. 100-150
170
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3791°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Used with "Honolulu, H.I. Dec. 27, 1898" duplex to Yokohama Japan, message on back in Japanese, some hinge remnants, Fine

E. 100-150
140
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3792°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Used from Honolulu, 1896, to Luxembourg, San Francisco cds and receiving datestamp on face, message from a visitor on his way to Somoa and New Zealand, corner crease, Fine and rare

E. 250-350
160
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3793°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Partly clear "Honolulu, H.I. Apr. 14, 1899" duplex, used to Sydney, New South Wales, receiving cds on face, tiny toned spot and small paper adherence on back, Fine

E. 100-150
160
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3794°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Partly clear "Honolulu, H.I. Jul. 6, 1899" duplex and used to Buenos Aires, Argentina, no backstamp or transit markings, creased vertically, otherwise Fine, scarce

E. 100-150
75
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3795°
c
1897, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9a). Used to Stockholm, Sweden, all markings on face including purple "Makaweli, Kauai. Sep. 8, 1894" rimmed double-circle and target duplex, tiny soiling in area of 2c otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
300
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3796°
c
1897, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9a). Used to Sundsvall, Sweden, bold purple "Makaweli Kauai. Nov. 17, 1894" rimmed double-circle, Very Fine

E. 150-200
170
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3797°
c
1897, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9a). Used to Vienna, Austria, Sept. 1899, partial Honolulu and New York postmarks, blue Vienna cds at left, corner crease, Fine

E. 100-150
125
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3798°
c
1897, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9a). Used to the University of Brussels, Belgium, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Dec. 21, 1898" duplex, bold Brussels cds and partial "Foreign Transit" cds, reverse with request for a catalog, Very Fine

E. 150-200
120
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3799°
c
1897, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9a). Used to Gent, Belgium, all transit markings on face including purple "Lahaina, Maui. May 31, 1900" rimmed cds and target duplex, small faults including thin on back, Fine appearance

E. 100-150
210
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3800°
c
1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Seven, different destinations including France, Germany, Holland, Ireland (to the Royal Horse Artillery), Italy, Japan, and Switzerland, small faults, Fine lot

E. 300-400
550
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3801°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3801, 1884-97 Postal Stationery Usages1889, 1c Gray Violet on Buff Message Card (UY3m), 1889, 1c Gray Violet on Buff Message Card (UY3m)1889, 1c Gray Violet on Buff Message Card (UY3m). Mailed registered to Budapest, Hungary with 1864-82 1c Purple, 1c Blue and 15c Red Brown (30, 37, 41) tied by dull violet targets and red "Honolulu Hawaii Dec. 14, 1892" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, light San Francisco datestamp and New York markings including reg. label, Very Fine and colorful

E. 400-500
1,700
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3802°
c
Stationery Used to Austria-Hungary. Three items, includes 5c Blue entire (U5) to Prague, Bohemia and readdressed to Tirol; 2c Black (UX2) to Trieste; 2c Green (UX9) to Vienna; small faults, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
170
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