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Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — Fumogated Mail

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3522°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3522, Fumogated Mail1882, 5c Ultramarine (39), 1882, 5c Ultramarine (39)1882, 5c Ultramarine (39). Tied by target on cover from Honolulu to St. Augustine, Florida and fumigated for yellow fever in Florida with two vertical rows of punch marks, stamp additionally tied by "Saint Augustine 10 Oct. 1888" cds and cork cancel, then forwarded to Ashville, N.C., cover tiny edge tears or nicks and small toned area, still Fine, very rare usage

E. 300-400
450
3523°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3523, Fumogated Mail1864, 2c Rose Vermilion (31), 1864, 2c Rose Vermilion (31)1864, 2c Rose Vermilion (31). Pair and single used with 1893 1c Purple, Blue, 2c Dull Violet & 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpts. (53, 54, 57, 59) on Sept. 1895 cholera-fumigated 1c Green entire (U10) to Bombay, India, stamps tied by red targets, matching Honolulu "R" but no town datestamp (received in S.F. Oct. 9, 1895), apparently 1c overpayment of the registry fee plus UPU rate, corners clipped as normal at top left and bottom right, New York registry label partly covers stamp, San Francisco and New York datestamps on reverse with "Sea Post Office" and "Colaba Bombay" datestamps, Fine, attractive six-color franking

E. 750-1,000
2,300
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3524°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3524, Fumogated Mail1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C), 1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C)1890, 5c Deep Indigo (52C). Used with 1882-93 1c Blue, 5c Deep Indigo, 10c Red Brown (37, 58, 68) on registered 1c Green entire (U1) to Bombay India, paying double 5c UPU rate plus 10c registry fee and 5c for return receipt with the remaining 3c paid in cash, tied by red targets, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 30, 1895" double circle, corners clipped at top left and bottom right for cholera fumigation, reverse with San Francisco, New York and Sea Post Office backstamps, New York registry label over both 1c, Fine, very scarce use of the 5c Kamehameha V

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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3525°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3525, Fumogated Mail1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Tied by red target on 10c Black entire (U13) to Bombay, India, two corners clipped for cholera fumigation, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 30, 1895" double-circle ds and registry markings, San Francisco, New York and partly struck "Sea Post Office cds on reverse; tiny nick in margin of adhesive and small stain affecting 10c Black, still Fine, rare usage

E. 500-750
650
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3526°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3526, Fumogated Mail1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70), 1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70)1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70). Used with 1891 2c Dull Violet (52) and 1893 6c Green, Red Ovpt. (60) on Sept. 1895 cholera-fumigated 2c Carmine entire (U11) to Bombay, India, paying double UPU rate plus registry and return receipt fees, red "Honolulu, Hawaii Sep. 30, 1895" double-circle and matching registry markings, clipped corners at top left and bottom right, very minor toning, Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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3527°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3527, Fumogated Mail1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70), 1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70)1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70). Used with 1882 5c Ultramarine (39) and 1891 2c Dull Violet (57) on Sept. 1895 double-rate 2c Carmine entire (U2) to Bombay India showing top left and bottom right corners clipped for cholera fumigation, tied by red targets with matching "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 30, 1895" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, reverse with San Francisco, New York, and "Sea Post Office" cds, short paid 1c but no indication of stamp missing, cover lightly toned and opened to show both sides, otherwise Fine

E. 750-1,000
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3528°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3528, Fumogated Mail1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61), 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61). Horizontal strip of three, tied by red targets on Sept. 1895 cholera-fumigated cover with all four corners clipped, to Dunedin, New Zealand, paying three-times UPU rate plus registration and 5c for return receipt, red "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 25, 1895" double-circle ds with matching "A.R." and registry number (though no "R" marking - an unusual occurence), Dunedin backstamps; some light edge wear (as to be expected on a letter rated 1-1/2 ounces), small tear at left, still Very Fine, a handsome and very rare usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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3529°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3529, Fumogated Mail1894, 5c Rose Lake (76), 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76)1894, 5c Rose Lake (76). Tied by purple "Ookala 1895 10 Sep." rimmed cds in grayish violet, on cholera-fumigated cover (two corners clipped) to New York, Honolulu transit, New York arrival marking on back, Fine

E. 200-300
500
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3530°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3530, Fumogated Mail1894, 5c Rose Lake (76), 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76)1894, 5c Rose Lake (76). Tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Sep. 5, 1895" duplex on cholera-fumigated cover (two corners clipped) to Philadelphia, San Francisco transit on reverse, staple holes not affecting stamp, Fine

E. 200-300
220
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3531°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3531, Fumogated Mail1894, 2c Rose (76), 1894, 2c Rose (76)1894, 2c Rose (76). Tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Feb. 9, 1900" duplex on cover with corners clipped to fumigate against bubonic plague, to Spreckelsville, Maui, Alexander & Baldwin corner card, Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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3532°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3532, Fumogated Mail1894, 10c Yellow Green (77), 1894, 10c Yellow Green (77)1894, 10c Yellow Green (77). Three, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Feb. 20, 1900" double-0circle ds on registered bubonic plague fumigated cover to Funchal, Madeira, all four corners clipped, Lisbon and Funchal backstamps, Very Fine

E. 500-600
675
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3533°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3533, Fumogated Mail1894, 25c Deep Blue (79), 1894, 25c Deep Blue (79)1894, 25c Deep Blue (79). Tied by red target on registered cholera-fumigated cover to Dieulefit, France, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 21, 1895" double-circle and registry markings, presumably this was a double-rate usage, plus registry and return receipt fees, clipped corners at top left and bottom right, reverse with San Francisco and New York backstamps, very minor at top right edge, still Very Fine

E. 600-800
850
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3534°
c
1899, 1c Dark Green (80). Two, tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Jan. 3, 1900" duplex cds on 1900 bubonic plague fumigated (U.L. cover corner slit) cover to Pahala, backstamped, few toning spots and cover nicked, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
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3535°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3535, Fumogated Mail1899, 1c Dark Green (80), 1899, 1c Dark Green (80)1899, 1c Dark Green (80). Tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Jan. 15, 1900" duplex on bubonic plague fumigated cover (two corners clipped) used locally, merchant's corner card, minor gum soaks or nibbed perf tips, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
230
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3536°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3536, Fumogated Mail1899, 1c Green, 2c Rose (80, 82 pair), 1899, 1c Green, 2c Rose (80, 82 pair)1899, 1c Green, 2c Rose (80, 82 pair). Each tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Apr. 26, 1900" duplex on underpaid yellow cover to San Francisco with three punch holes to fumigate against bubonic plague (quarantine lifted Apr. 30, 1900), holes believed to have been applied at Angel Island in San Francisco, straightline "U.S. CHARGE/TO COLLECT/10 CENTS" and purple "T/25/CENTIMES" handstamp, with United States 10c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J42) tied by indistinct oval at bottom left, Very Fine and outstanding usage

E. 500-600
900
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3537°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3537, Fumogated Mail1899, 1c Green, 5c Blue (80, 82), 1899, 1c Green, 5c Blue (80, 82)1899, 1c Green, 5c Blue (80, 82). Single of first, vertical strip of three and two singles of last, tied by three strikes of "Honolulu, H.I. Mar. 13, 1900" duplex, on double rate yellow cover to San Francisco, with two punch holes in corners to fumigate against bubonic plague, believed to have been applied at Angel Island in San Francisco, Hawaiian Gazette Co. corner card, Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,000
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3538°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3538, Fumogated Mail1899, 2c Rose (81), 1899, 2c Rose (81)1899, 2c Rose (81). Tied by purple "Spreckelsville Maui Feb. 22, 1900" rimmed double-circle ds on bubonic plague fumigated cover (two corners clipped) to Honolulu, minor gum toning around some perf tips, Fine

E. 100-150
260
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3539°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3539, Fumogated Mail1899, 5c Blue (82), 1899, 5c Blue (82)1899, 5c Blue (82). Tied by purple "Kealia Kauai. Mar." rimed double circle ds, on 1900 bubonic plague fumigated cover (all four corners clipped) to California, San Francisco transit and Oroville arrival cds on reverse, interesting four-page letter from a teacher includes a description of sighting four whales just off the coast, and a reference to the quarantine as a "farce" and money-making scheme of the Board of Health, Fine

E. 150-200
500
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3540°
c
1893, 5c Blue, Red Ovpt. Entire (U12). Cholera-fumigated with clipped corners, bold "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 20, 1895" duplex, and used to a stamp dealer in Brussels, Belgium, purple handstamp on back of fertilizer dealer Amos Cooke, Fine

E. 100-150
625
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3541°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3541, Fumogated Mail1882, 1c Red on Buff (UX1), 1882, 1c Red on Buff (UX1)1882, 1c Red on Buff (UX1). Canceled by clear "Kaunakakai Molokai. Feb. 9, 1891" double-circle ds in purple, to a Father Clement at the Catholic Mission in Honolulu, message in French, datelined "Kalaupapa 7 Feb. 91" - the leper colony on a peninsula isolated from the rest of the island by a sheer cliff, and from which no postmarks are known. Mail was probably fumigated, and was routed through Kaunakakai or sent directly to Honolulu; light toned spots, Fine and rare

E. 600-800
2,200
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3542°
c
Fumigated Covers: Incoming Usages. Three with U.S. Bureau Issues, all to a Dr. Bond in Kohala from Northfield, Mass. (1895) Fairview, Michigan (1900) and San Francisco (1895), each with two clipped corners and Kohala receiving cds, different frankings including No. 255 on first, Fine lot

E. 200-250
1,400
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