Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
351°
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Sale 769, Lot 351, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, Ty. I-X, Pos. 1-10, complete unused pane of ten, huge margins, horizontal crease between two rows, otherwise Extremely Fine, an outstanding Numeral multiple, only two panes of Scott 20 recorded, ex Adm. Harris, Ostheimer, Scott Retail as two blocks and pair

6,600
11,500
352°
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Sale 769, Lot 352, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20 var). Plate 5-C, Ty. VII-VIII, Pos. 7-8, former with raised "I" of "INTER", in horizontal pair, unused, large margins, righthand stamp has thin and crease, the variety is Extremely Fine

1,100
1,150
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353°
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Sale 769, Lot 353, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20 var). Plate 5-C, Ty. VII, Pos. 7, raised "I" of "INTER", unused enormous margins showing large part of adjoining stamp above, small filled thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

475
575
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354°
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Sale 769, Lot 354, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20 var). Plate 5-C, Ty. IV, Pos. 4, broken toe of "2" variety, unused, large margins, toned and thinned but a desirable position, ex Ishikawa, the variety is unlisted in Scott, value for normal unused stamp

475
350
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355°
 
Sale 769, Lot 355, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, Ty. VI, Pos. 6, black grid cancel and part of Honolulu cds, large margins, two tiny paper flaws in top margin outside design, still Extremely Fine, extremely rare in used condition, ex Caspary, Middendorf

750
1,300
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356°
 
Sale 769, Lot 356, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20 var). Plate 5-C, Ty. IV, Pos. 4, broken toe of "2" variety, full to large margins, Very Fine and choice, rare used, especially from this position with the broken "2" variety, unlisted in Scott, value for a normal used stamp

750
1,500
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357°
 
Sale 769, Lot 357, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, Ty. VII, Pos. 7, raised "I" of "INTER", full to large margins, black square grid, faint toning and slight crease, otherwise Very Fine, very rare used, signed Colson

750
700
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358°
 
Sale 769, Lot 358, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, Ty. X, Pos. 10, clear to ample margins, pen stroke and blue "Paid" in oval cancel (Lahaina), corner crease at top right, Fine, very rare used, ex Power

750
600
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359°
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Sale 769, Lot 359, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 20)1864, 2c Black, Plate 5-C on Gray (20 var). Plate 5-Cx, Ty. V, Pos. 5, with battered "e" of "Cents", which is characteristic of 5-B and 5-C typography, on bluish gray paper of earlier printings, Extremely Fine, very rare and intriguing, ex Twigg-Smith, unlisted in Scott, value for a normal unused No. 20

475
1,600
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