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Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian Monarchy

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2181°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 2181, Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian MonarchyKamehameha III, Kamehameha IIIKamehameha III. Signature ("Tamehameha th3" on Sandwich Islands ship registry certificate (17-7/8 x 11-7/8 in.) for the schooner Kamanele, dated March 1, 1836, also signed by Alexander Adams, Captain of the Port of Honolulu and British Consul Richard Charlton, with red wax seal showing coat of arms; some toning, small paper loss at folds and edges

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
2182°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 2182, Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian MonarchyKamehameha III, Kamehameha IIIKamehameha III. Signature ("Tamehameha th3") on Sandwich Islands ship registry certificate (18 x 11-3/4 in.) for the schooner True Blue, dated February 11, 1837, also signed by Alexander Adams, Port Captain of Honolulu, and British Consul Richard Charlton, on the reverse with ms. notes indicating the later sale of the True Blue to Charlton and others; toning, with some paper loss at edges and folds

E. 1,000-1,500
2,200
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2183°
 
Kamehameha III. Signature on two-part Sandwich Islands ship registry certificate in Hawaiian and English (20-1/2 x 16-1/2 in.) for the schooner Hakaleleponi, dated August 13, 1844, each with red wax seal and different ship vignette; some paper loss and folds with archival tape reinforcement

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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2184°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 2184, Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian MonarchyKamehameha III, Kamehameha IIIKamehameha III. Signatures ("Kamehameha") on two-part Royal Patent in English and Hawaiian with printed Royal Stamp in black, dated September 27, 1848, also signed twice by Keoni Ana, with two red wax seals showing coat of arms flanked by two warriors; usual toning, hinge mended at folds

E. 1,500-2,000
2,800
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2185°
 
Kamehameha III. Signature on third page of four-page part-printed lease to a John Kellitt, for tract of land on Kauai, dated July, 1854, black revenue seal on face, also includes ms. note by Godfrey Rhodes as "Agent to take acknowledgements,"; some separations, natural bleach spots effects signature

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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2186°
 
[Kamehameha III]. 1838 ship registry certificate (18-3/4 x 11-1/4 in) signed "By authority of the King/Kauhumanu" for the brigantine Kamehamalu owned by Charles Brewer (of C. Brewer & Co.), and additionally signed by Alexander Adams, Port Captain; some archival tape reinforcement and paper loss at folds slightly affecting text

E. 150-200
200
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2187°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 2187, Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian MonarchyKamehameha V, Kamehameha VKamehameha V. Free frank ("KV") on cover addressed in his hand, "To Her Majesty/The Queen./&c &c &c/Kailua" with "Free" at top. Queen Emma was at Hulihee Palace in Kona when this letter, dated Honolulu May 14, 1868, was written. Throughout the mid-1800s the royal family and other key officials within the kingdom had the privilege of free franking; Fine and very scarce royal frank

E. 2,000-2,500
3,000
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2188°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 2188, Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian MonarchyKamehameha V, Kamehameha VKamehameha V. Free frank ("KV") on cover addressed in his hand "To/Her Majesty/The Queen/&c &c &c/Hawaii" but with addition of 2c Rose Vermilion (31) canceled by grid, clear "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Jan. 9" cds, stamp lifted to show the word "Free" written beneath it though the stamp's presence may only be an accident - the cover having slipped into a pile of mail intended for intra or inter island franking; cover toning barely affects stamp, still Fine, very unusual usage

E. 2,000-2,500
2,000
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2189°
 
Keoni Ana. Signature as Minister of the Interior, on two-part ship registry certificate in Hawaiian and English, 17-1/4 x 13-3/8 in., also signed by Robert C. Wyllie ("R.C. Wyllie"), each signing twice, with ship vignettes and printed Royal Stamp in black; aging and some small paper loss at folds

E. 400-500
2,000
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2190°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 2190, Autographs and Historical Documents of the Hawaiian MonarchyRobert  C. Wyllie, Robert  C. WyllieRobert C. Wyllie. Free frank ("R.C. Wyllie") on small cover to the U.S. Consul at Lahaina, red wax seal on back, "Minister of Foreign Relations" with impress of crown; toned, otherwise Fine

E. 100-150
400
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