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Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — Registered Mail

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3543°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3543, Registered Mail, HAWAIIAN POSTAL SERVICE - REGISTRY BUSINESS. Imprint in red on Post Office Business cover to Brussels, Belgium, readdressed to Nord, France, Belgium registry label at left, no Hawaiian markings but reverse with red "San Francisco Paid All Aug. 6" cds, New York and Brussels ds, opened at bottom with tiny nicks and slight reduction, Fine, very rare registry usage

E. 500-600
500
3544°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3544, Registered MailHonolulu, Hawaii. Aug. 30, 1893, Honolulu, Hawaii. Aug. 30, 1893Honolulu, Hawaii. Aug. 30, 1893. Double-circle datestamp in red on large buff cover to Eipel, Bohemia, and readdressed to Gablonz. Mailed by the Hawaiian Postal Service, this apparently received complimentary registry service along with the usual backstamps (straightline San Francisco and oval New York postmarks), appropriate Hawaiian registry markings in red with New York label pasted slightly over cds, Eipel and Galonz postmarks, some edge wear, Fine

E. 200-250
850
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3545°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3545, Registered Mail1871-83, 1c Purple, 1c Green, 2c Brown, 5c Blue, 10c Black (30, two; 32, 35, 40, 42), 1871-83, 1c Purple, 1c Green, 2c Brown, 5c Blue, 10c Black (30, two; 32, 35, 40, 42)1871-83, 1c Purple, 1c Green, 2c Brown, 5c Blue, 10c Black (30, two; 32, 35, 40, 42). Each with segmented target cancel, on double-rate registered cover to Ohio, indistinct Honolulu cds with a flawlessly struck "R" in matching red, four-line San Francisco datestamp (not quite readable year date (ca. 1882-1886) in deep violet, cover opened at sides, light wear and some minor soiling, still Fine, very attractive usage

E. 400-500
575
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3546°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3546, Registered Mail1864, 2c Rose Vermilion (31), 1864, 2c Rose Vermilion (31)1864, 2c Rose Vermilion (31). Horizontal strip of ten, pair and single, tied by dull violet targets on large-size registered inter-post office cover to the Foreign Mail Clerk in San Francisco, apparently a triple-rate cover with 10c registry and showing a 1c overpayment, handstamped "Bureau of/General Post Office,/Hawaii", with red "R" handstamp but no datestamp, two different San Francisco straightlines registry receivers in purple and magenta dated Apr. 5, 1892, light handstamped "Supposed Liable to U.S./Customs Duties."; 2c at far right with small creases, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce multiple

E. 300-400
4,500
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3547°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3547, Registered Mail1882, 5c Ultramarine (39), 1882, 5c Ultramarine (39)1882, 5c Ultramarine (39). Horizontal strip of three, tied by targets and two strikes of "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 1, 1890" duplex on registered cover to New York, red registry markings with purple San Francisco datestamp in three lines and purple New York station circle ("U") on reverse; minor soiling, Fine

E. 200-250
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3548°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3548, Registered Mail1882-83, 10c Black, 10c Vermilion (40, 45), 1882-83, 10c Black, 10c Vermilion (40, 45)1882-83, 10c Black, 10c Vermilion (40, 45). Tied by multiple targets on double rate 5c Blue entire (U4) to Arlington Heights, O., matching "Honolulu Hawaii Dec. 31, 1894" double-circle ds and registry markings, San Francisco backstamp and sender's handstamp, Very Fine and pretty

E. 400-500
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3549°
c
1881, 15c Red Brown (41). Used with 1882 5c Ultramarine (39) and tied by black targets on registered cover to Francestown, N.H., purple "Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 3, 1888" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, San Francisco, some soiling in 5c and slightly affecting 15c, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
260
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3550°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3550, Registered Mail1882-84, 15c Red Brown, 10c Red Brown (41, 44), 1882-84, 15c Red Brown, 10c Red Brown (41, 44)1882-84, 15c Red Brown, 10c Red Brown (41, 44). Tied together by dull violet target on registered front only to England, red "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 13, 1891" double circle ds and matching registry "R", London oval receiver; old tape stains at top, mounted on card, very scarce combination

E. 300-400
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3551°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3551, Registered Mail1883-84, 10c Red, 25c Dark Violet (44, 47), 1883-84, 10c Red, 25c Dark Violet (44, 47)1883-84, 10c Red, 25c Dark Violet (44, 47). Tied together by three-ring target on registered cover to London, red "Honolulu Hawaii 29 Aug., 1887" double-circle ds with matching registry markings, no backstamps, vertical file crease at center, Fine and attractive franking, ex Ishikawa

E. 400-500
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3552°
c
1884, 10c Red Brown (44, two). Used with 1882 5c Ultramarine (39), and tied by targets on double-rate registered cover to Hanover, Germany, red "Honolulu Jul. 28, 1890" rimmed double-circle ds and matching "R", reverse with purple San Francisco datestamp in three lines, and New York oval & station circle "S", New York registry label pasted over "R", Very Fine

E. 300-400
525
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3553°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3553, Registered Mail1884, 10c Red Brown (44), 1884, 10c Red Brown (44)1884, 10c Red Brown (44). Pair used with 1882 5c Ultramarine (39) and tied by target cancels in dull violet on double-rate registered cover to Hanover, Germany, red "Honolulu Hawaii 7 May, 1887" rimmed double-circle ds with matching "R", reverse with red San Francisco datestamp in three lines and New York oval and station "C" circle, cover with small mended nick just above registry label, stamps with trivial perf toning, Fine

E. 300-400
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3554°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3554, Registered Mail1883, 12c Red Lilac (46), 1883, 12c Red Lilac (46)1883, 12c Red Lilac (46). Used with 1893, 1c Purple, Blue & Green, red Ovpts. (53-55) on 2c Red entire (U11) to San Francisco, red "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 18, 1895" double-circle ds ties stamps, matching "R", San Francisco backstamp, 12c with slight perf toning, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
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3555°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3555, Registered Mail1883, 25c Dark Violet (47), 1883, 25c Dark Violet (47)1883, 25c Dark Violet (47). Tied by target in blackish violet on double-rate registered cover to New York, red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 6, 1893" double-circle ds with matching registry markings, reverse with purple San Francisco datestamp in three lines and purple New York station circle "D", Very Fine

E. 300-400
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3556°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3556, Registered Mail1883, 50c Red (48), 1883, 50c Red (48)1883, 50c Red (48). Tied by dull violet target on large-size registered cover to Newark, New Jersey, probably a four-ounce letter paying eight times the 5c UPU rate plus 10c registry fee, red "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 8, 1891" double-circle ds and matching "R," reverse with purple Newark datestamp in three lines, cover faults including vertical folds and mended area at bottom left corner, Fine, rare single use of the 50c on a non-philatelic cover

E. 250-350
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3557°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3557, Registered Mail1882-83, 50c Red, 15c Red Brown (48, 41), 1882-83, 50c Red, 15c Red Brown (48, 41)1882-83, 50c Red, 15c Red Brown (48, 41). Each tied by purple target on 1892 large registered cover to England, matching registry markings but no datestamp, ms. "under 8 ounces" though this appears to be franked for 5 oz. in addition to the registry rate plus receipt fee, British backstamps only, cover wrinkling and stamps with tiny faults, cover reduced at right slightly into address, otherwise Fine, scarce

E. 500-600
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3558°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3558, Registered Mail1893-94, 1c Green, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpts., 5c Rose Lake, 12c Blue (55, 57, 76, 78), 1893-94, 1c Green, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpts., 5c Rose Lake, 12c Blue (55, 57, 76, 78)1893-94, 1c Green, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpts., 5c Rose Lake, 12c Blue (55, 57, 76, 78). Tied by purple "Waimea Kauai" rimmed double-circle hs struck three times on registered cover to San Francisco, red "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 21, 1897" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, reverse with two different San Francisco registry datestamps (double-circle and large rimmed oval Station D) and large name handstamp for O.I. Blackstad, "Butcher", opened to show both sides, Fine

E. 200-250
625
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3559°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3559, Registered Mail1893, 5c Deep Indigo, 5c Ultramarine, 10c Black, Red Ovpts., 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (58, 59, 61, 68), 1893, 5c Deep Indigo, 5c Ultramarine, 10c Black, Red Ovpts., 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (58, 59, 61, 68)1893, 5c Deep Indigo, 5c Ultramarine, 10c Black, Red Ovpts., 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (58, 59, 61, 68). Tied together by dull violet targets on buff cover to France, red "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 6, 1894" double-circle ds with registry markings in a brownish red, New York registry label with San Francisco and New York backstamps, faint Paris cds on face, receipt handstamp deleted in pen, gum stain in margin of right 10c, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
500
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3560°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3560, Registered Mail1893, 5c Deep Indigo, 5c Ultramarine, 6c Green, Red Ovpts. (58-60), 1893, 5c Deep Indigo, 5c Ultramarine, 6c Green, Red Ovpts. (58-60)1893, 5c Deep Indigo, 5c Ultramarine, 6c Green, Red Ovpts. (58-60). Tied by targets on underpaid registered cover to England, "Honolulu, H.I. Sep. 3, 1893" duplex at left with boxed handstamped "REGISTERED." in purple with "R" and "A.R." in red, fresh and Very Fine, records in the post office archives at Honolulu indicate the GPO clerk in this period was chastised for errors of postage on a number of occasions

E. 200-250
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3561°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3561, Registered Mail1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59), 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59)1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59). Horizontal strip of four with part imprint at right, tied by neat strikes of "Honolulu Hawaii Dec. 12, 1895" double circle ds in red, on registered cover to Chicago, red "R" and blue "REGISTERED" of Chicago, no flap, still choice and Very Fine

E. 200-250
525
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3562°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3562, Registered Mail1893, 5c Ultramarine, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Brown, Black Ovpt. (59, two; 61, 68), 1893, 5c Ultramarine, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Brown, Black Ovpt. (59, two; 61, 68)1893, 5c Ultramarine, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Brown, Black Ovpt. (59, two; 61, 68). Tied by dull violet targets on 5c Blue entire (U12) to Los Angeles, red "Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 19, 1893" double-circle ds with matching registry markings, reverse with purple San Francisco cds and blue Los Angeles datestamp in three lines; old small tape stains on back, Very Fine appearance

E. 250-350
550
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3563°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3563, Registered Mail1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (61, 68), 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (61, 68)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (61, 68). Tied together by dull violet target on registered cover to Moscow, Russia, mostly clear "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 3, 1893" double-circle ds in magenta with registry markings in red, reverse with purple San Francisco datestamp in three lines, New York oval and purple station "D" circle and two different Moscow postmarks, fancy corner card of F.A. Schaefer & Co. on flap, two small tape stains on flap do not affect markings and show as two pinpoint spots on face, still Very Fine, handsome usage

E. 500-750
1,350
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3564°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3564, Registered Mail1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61), 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61). Horizontal pair, attractively tied by twice struck "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 2, 1897" double-circle ds in red on registered cover to London, England, matching registry markings, Liverpool and London markings, Very Fine

E. 200-250
335
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3565°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3565, Registered 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 cover to England, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Mar. 20, 1895" double-circle ds and registry markings, paying three times UPU rate plus 10c registry fee plus 5c for return receipt, interesting ms. note at top left: "Registered/3 stamps 30c attached"; cover with tiny edge nicks at top with slight reduction, Fine

E. 250-350
350
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3566°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3566, Registered Mail1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (61, 67), 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (61, 67)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (61, 67). Tied together by red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 2, 1897" double-circle ds on cover to London, England, matching registry markings, Liverpool and London oval datestamps, Very Fine

E. 200-250
400
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3567°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3567, Registered Mail1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (61, 67), 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (61, 67)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt., 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (61, 67). Tied together by red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 2, 1897" double-circle ds on registered cover to England, properly paying the 10c plus 5c UPU plus 5c return receipt, matching registry markings, Liverpool and London registry ovals but no U.S. markings, soiling in left margin of No. 67 otherwise Very Fine, attractive and scarce combination

E. 300-400
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3568°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3568, Registered Mail1893, 12c Black, Red Lilac, Red Ovpts. (62, 63), 1893, 12c Black, Red Lilac, Red Ovpts. (62, 63)1893, 12c Black, Red Lilac, Red Ovpts. (62, 63). Tied together by black target on registered cover from the Hawaiian Stamp Co. to Philadelphia, red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 24, 1894" double-circle ds with matching registry markings, reverse with purple San Francisco cds and red Philadelphia serrated double-circle, attractive handstamped corner card of the Hawaiian Stamp Co. explains the overpayment of 4c - perhaps at the request of the customer; No. 63 with three short perfs, otherwise Very Fine

E. 400-500
525
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3569°
 
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3569, Registered Mail1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt., 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (62, 71), 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt., 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (62, 71)1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt., 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (62, 71). Tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 20, 1896" double-circle ds on rebacked front to Madeira, matching registry markings, small portion of back remains showing Lisbon registry datestamp, 18c light soiling, Very Fine appearance

E. 400-500
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3570°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3570, Registered Mail1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62, pair), 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62, pair)1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62, pair). Used with 1893 1c Green, Red Ovpt. (55) and tied by red targets on double-rate registered cover to Sydney, New South Wales, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 31, 1895" double-circle ds and registry markings, endorsed "per S.S. Alameda" in ms.; minor cover flaws and stamps with few toned perfs, Fine

E. 500-750
550
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3571°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3571, Registered Mail1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt., 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. ( 63, 69), 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt., 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. ( 63, 69)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt., 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. ( 63, 69). Used with 1893 10c Vermilion, 10c Red Brown, Red Ovpts. (68, 69) on registered 5c Blue entire (U12) to Winchester, Mass., purple "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 17, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, San Francisco and Winchester backstamps, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,250
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3572°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3572, Registered Mail1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt., 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (63, 65)), 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt., 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (63, 65))1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt., 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (63, 65)). Used with 1893 6c Green, Red Ovpt. (60) on registered cover to Arlington Heights, O. paying the 10c fee, 5c UPU and 5c for return receipt, tied by red targets, matching "Honolulu Hawaii May 1, 1895" double-circle ds and registry markings, San Francisco backstamp; some gum stains around stamps at top, barely affecting 12c in top margin, otherwise Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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3573°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3573, Registered Mail1893, 25c Dark Violet, Red Ovpt. (64), 1893, 25c Dark Violet, Red Ovpt. (64)1893, 25c Dark Violet, Red Ovpt. (64). Tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Sep. 8, 1893" duplex on double-rate cover to Ipswich, England, bold "REGISTERED." straightline in purple, red "R" and "A.R.", oval London datestamp and Ipswich backstamp, Very Fine, choice example of proper payment of rates & receipt charge with a single stamp

E. 200-250
325
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3574°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3574, Registered Mail1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65), 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65)1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65). Used with 1893-94 2c Brown, 2c Rose, 5c Rose Lake (56, 66, 76) and tied by black targets on registered 2c Carmine, Black Overprint entire (U11) to Philadelphia, red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 24, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, handstamped corner card of Hawaiian Stamp Co. of Honolulu, an additional stamp appears to have been removed from reverse, otherwise Very Fine

E. 250-350
1,000
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3575°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3575, Registered Mail1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt., 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (65, 62), 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt., 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (65, 62)1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt., 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (65, 62). Tied together by red "Honolulu, Hawaii Apr. 5, 1898" double-circle ds on registered cover to Waimea, 10c is top right corner margin single, cover bit reduced at left, few scattered toned spots, 2c small closed tear, Fine appearance, scarce

E. 200-250
325
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3576°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3576, Registered Mail1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70), 1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70)1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70). Used with 1883 10c Vermilion (45) and each tied by target in dull violet on double-rate registered cover to Funchal, Maderia, red "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 16, 1893" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, reverse with Lisbon transit, Scotch tape stains on flap just visible at edge above 10c, Fine

E. 500-600
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3577°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3577, Registered Mail1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Used with 1871-94 1c Purple, 1c Blue, 2c Rose and 10c Yellow Green (30, 37, 43, 77) on cover to Leipzig, Germany, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 8, 1898" and matching "R" - version with interior type worn down (appears solid), reverse with purple San Francisco registry oval, New York oval and station "B" circle hs, No. 30 with gum stains, still Very Fine, attractive three-issue usage

E. 300-400
800
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3578°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3578, Registered Mail1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70), 1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70)1893, 15c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (70). Horizontal pair, used with 1893 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59) and tied by purple targets on cover to Colchester, England, paying the UPU rate for 2 oz. plus 10c for registry and 5c for return receipt, lightly struck Honolulu double-circle ds with matching registry markings, red straightline "REGISTERED" (with ms. "by E.W. Holdsworth/Honolulu") is a privately applied marking, 5c slightly affected by blue crayon stroke, otherwise Very Fine

E. 250-350
425
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3579°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3579, Registered Mail1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Horizontal pair, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 6, 1896" double-circle ds on registered cover from Wing Chong Lung & Co. to San Francisco, matching registry markings, instructions at left in Chinese characters (ms. & red handstamp), slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 200-250
425
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3580°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3580, Registered Mail1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Horizontal pair, tied by neat "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 16, 1896" double-circle ds with matching registry markings on cover to San Francisco, reverse with purple San Francisco three line and circle datestamps, Very Fine

E. 200-250
335
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3581°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3581, Registered Mail1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Horizontal pair, tied by dull violet target on registered buff cover to Philadelphia, clear "Honolulu Hawaii Mar. 26, 1894" double-circle ds in red with matching registry markings, straightline San Francisco and fancy Philadelphia double circle with serrated edge on reverse, Fine

E. 200-250
425
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3582°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3582, Registered Mail1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jun. 19, 1896" double-circle ds on 10c Black entire (U13) to Deer Lodge, Montana, matching registry markings, reverse with purple San Francisco cds, cover with small tear at top right from opening, light vertical crease does not affect stamp, Fine

E. 200-250
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3583°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3583, Registered Mail1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71), 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71)1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71). Part imprint at left, tied by dull violet target on registered 2c Carmine entire (U11) to Moscow, Russia, clear "Honolulu Hawaii Feb. 1894" double-circle ds in red and matching registry markings, portion of typed address deleted - probably at the time, as there is a name in ms. written above it, with both partly covered by a New York registry label, on reverse is a bold oval "Forwarded by/F.A. SCHAEFER & CO./COMMISSION MERCHANTS/HONOLULU, H.I" in purple, vertical and horizontal file creases and 18c with some gum stains, Fine, rare registry usage, particularly with the forwarder's handstamp (see also Part 2, lots 2112-2113)

E. 1,000-1,500
1,150
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3584°
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3584, Registered Mail1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71), 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71)1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71). Single with part imprint at right, canceled by faint target on cover to Ipswich, England, red "Honolulu, Hawaii. Aug. 30, 1893" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, partial London marking, boxed "REGISTERED." struck boldly in purple, no backstamps, Very Fine

E. 250-350
425
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3585°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3585, Registered Mail1893, 18c Dull Red, Black Ovpt. (71), 1893, 18c Dull Red, Black Ovpt. (71)1893, 18c Dull Red, Black Ovpt. (71). Tied by dull violet target with 1894 2c Brown (75) on registered 2c Blue entire (U12) to Ohio, red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 13, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, reverse with San Francisco cds and merchant datestamp of J.T. Waterhouse, cover with small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 250-350
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3586°
c
1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt., No Period After "GOVT" (71c). Tied by red target on 3c Red entire (U11) to Arlington Heights, O., matching "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 24, 1893" double-circle ds and registry markings, markings on reverse include "Received in Bad Condition at San Francisco, Cal." with ms. "Without contents" substituted for "in Bad Condition" and facsimile of postmaster's signature, Very Fine

E. 500-600
525
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3587°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3587, Registered Mail1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72), 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72)1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72). Used on registered 1c Green entire (U10) to Ulm, Germany, purple "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 15, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, New York label placed slightly over stamps, fresh and Fine, scarce Provisional usage

E. 500-750
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3588°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3588, Registered Mail1893, 50c, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpts. (72, 73), 1893, 50c, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpts. (72, 73)1893, 50c, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpts. (72, 73). Used with 1893 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62) and tied by light strikes of "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 21, 1897" double-circle ds in red on registered cover to Ulm, Germany, New York registry label, San Francisco, N.Y. and Ulm backstamps, negligible perf tip toning, address partly removed, $1.00 slightly discolored, otherwise Very Fine, rare Provisional usage, ex Ishikawa

E. 2,000-2,500
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3589°
c
Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3589, Registered Mail1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Top margin single with bit of imprint, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Feb. 18, 1896" double-circle ds on registered cover to Ulm, Germany, matching registry markings and dark red "Ruckschein" straightline, San Francisco, New York and Ulm backstamps, opened at bottom, Very Fine and choice

E. 750-1,000
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3590, Registered Mail1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Tied by dull violet target on registered cover to Melbourne, Australia, red "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 18, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, corner card of the Pacific Coast Home Supply Assoc., light cover soiling and stamp with few toned perfs, Fine and very rare usage

E. 1,000-1,500
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3591, Registered Mail1894, 1c, 2c 5c, 12c Final Issue (74-76, 78), 1894, 1c, 2c 5c, 12c Final Issue (74-76, 78)1894, 1c, 2c 5c, 12c Final Issue (74-76, 78). Tied by red "Honolulu, H.I. Apr. 7, 1897" double-circle ds on double-rate registered cover to Belfast, Ireland, reverse with bold Belfast oval, no other markings, flap tear, Fine and colorful

E. 200-250
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3592, Registered Mail1894, 1c-10c, 25c Final Issue (74-77, 79), 1894, 1c-10c, 25c Final Issue (74-77, 79)1894, 1c-10c, 25c Final Issue (74-77, 79). Tied by purple targets on cover to Muscatine, Iowa, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 17, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, reverse with large merchant's handstamp for the Golden Rule Bazar, Very Fine

E. 150-200
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3593, Registered Mail1894-99, 1c-12c Final Issue (74, 77-78, 80-81), 1894-99, 1c-12c Final Issue (74, 77-78, 80-81)1894-99, 1c-12c Final Issue (74, 77-78, 80-81). Tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 30, 1899" double-circle postmarks, on 6 x 4-3/4 in. cover to Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, matching large "R" and straightline "GENERAL POST OFFICE", San Francisco, New York and Dubrovnik backstamps, some toned perfs in three stamps at top right, slightly reduced at left, Fine

E. 200-250
700
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3594, Registered Mail1894, 5c Rose Lake (76), 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76)1894, 5c Rose Lake (76). Vertical strip of three and pair tied by purple targets on double-rate cover to the Foreign Mail Dept. in San Francisco, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 18, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, corner card of Wm. G. Irwin, two stamps with faults, Fine usage

E. 100-150
270
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3595, Registered Mail1894, 5c Rose Lake (76), 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76)1894, 5c Rose Lake (76). Horizontal strip of four, tied by multiple strikes of "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 23, 1898" double-circle ds in red on registered cover to Boston, paying the 10c registry fee, 5c UPU and 5c for return receipt, matching registry markings with Tacoma Wash. and Boston registry backstamps, slightly reduced at right with small tear, Fine

E. 100-150
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3596, Registered Mail1894, 5c Rose Lake, 10c Yellow Green (76, two; 77), 1894, 5c Rose Lake, 10c Yellow Green (76, two; 77)1894, 5c Rose Lake, 10c Yellow Green (76, two; 77). Tied by two strikes of red "Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 23, 1897" double-circle ds with matching "R" on cover to Paris, France, addressee's name removed, otherwise Fine

E. 100-150
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3597, Registered Mail1894, 10c Yellow Green (77, two), 1894, 10c Yellow Green (77, two)1894, 10c Yellow Green (77, two). Tied together by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jun. 13, 1897" double-circle on cover with matching registry markings, instructions in Chinese characters at left in pen and red handstamp, reverse with wax seals in five places including clear chop mark of Wing Chang Lung & Co., gum toning around perfs, Fine

E. 150-200
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1894, 10c Yellow Green (77). Horizontal pair, tied by target on registered legal-size 10c Black entire (U13) to Denver, Colorado, red "Honolulu Hawaii Mar. 7, 1894" double-circle ds and matching registry markings, San Francisco and Denver backstamps, crease thru 10c Black, Fine

E. 150-200
270
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3599, Registered Mail1894, 12c Blue (78), 1894, 12c Blue (78)1894, 12c Blue (78). Used with 1894 2c Brown (75) and 5c Rose Lake (76) on 1c Green entire (U1a) to Berne, Switzerland, red "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 24, 1897" double-circle ds in red with matching registry markings, New York label folded over at top, New York and Bern backstamps, toned spot in perf of 2c, still Very Fine, colorful and scarce

E. 200-250
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3600, Registered Mail1894, 12c Blue (78), 1894, 12c Blue (78)1894, 12c Blue (78). Used with 2c Brown (75) pair on buff cover to Paris, France, stamps tied by red targets, matching "Honolulu Hawaii May 6, 1895" double-circle ds and "R", reverse with purple San Francisco cds, New York oval and purple station "D" circle, four different Paris datestamps; stamps with toning in top perfs, Fine

E. 150-200
350
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3601, Registered Mail1894, 25c Deep Blue (79), 1894, 25c Deep Blue (79)1894, 25c Deep Blue (79). Tied by purple target on double-rate cover to St. Joseph, Indiana, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Jun. 22, 1894" double-circle and registry markings, reverse with purple San Francisco backstamp in three lines, Very Fine usage, very scarce

E. 150-200
375
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3602, Registered Mail1899, 1c Green, 2c Rose (80, 81), 1899, 1c Green, 2c Rose (80, 81)1899, 1c Green, 2c Rose (80, 81). First in block of six and single, other in block of four, tied together by red "Honolulu Oahu Jun. 2, 1900" rimmed datestamps on large cover to England with large solid "R", original printed enclosure from General Post Office, Honolulu for order of $1.00 in stamps, vertical file crease through left pair of 2c block, Fine, mailed 11 days before stamps ceased to be valid for postage

E. 100-150
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3603, Registered Mail1899, 2c Rose (81), 1899, 2c Rose (81)1899, 2c Rose (81). Horizontal strip of five and five vertical pairs, on front and back of four-times UPU-rate registered cover, from the General Post Office to the Burger Brothers in New York, stamps tied by multiple strikes of red "Honolulu Hawaii Mar. 21, 1899" rimmed double-circle, matching "R", San Francisco oval and purple "B" station circle, Very Fine and attractive

E. 150-200
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3604, Registered Mail1899, 2c Rose, 5c Blue (81, three; 82), 1899, 2c Rose, 5c Blue (81, three; 82)1899, 2c Rose, 5c Blue (81, three; 82). Tied by "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 16, 1899" double-circle with 1c Dark Green (80) on registered front only to Puerto Rico, matching "R", this paid only an additional 2c postage - a soldier with the historically appropriate name of William McKinley left his endorement at left, 5c small faults

E. 150-200
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Sale Number 769, Lot Number 3605, Registered Mail1884, 4c Red Entire (U3), 1884, 4c Red Entire (U3)1884, 4c Red Entire (U3). Used, registered, to Waianae, Oahu with 1882--83 5c Ultramarine, 1c Green and 2c Rose (39, 42, 43), stamps tied by "Paauilo Hawaii Feb. 8, 1889" rimmed double-circle ds, red "Honolulu Hawaii Feb. 10, 1889 Feb. 10" double-circle ds and matching "R", 1c placed slightly over edge, still Very Fine, colorful inter-island usage

E. 200-250
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