Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection
Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995
Category — 1893 Provisional Government Issue, Red Overprint (Scott 53-64)
THE UNIQUE IMPRINT STRIP OF THIS RARE PROVISIONAL OVERPRINT ERROR - ONE OF THE OUTSTANDING ITEMS OF THE ISSUE
Ex Tows, Ostheimer. Listed but unpriced in Scott (value for five singles is $62,500.00)
THE UNIQUE IMPRINT BLOCK OF THIS RARE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OVERPRINT ERROR
Only one sheet of 50 of this overprint error of color was issued. Most of these were bought by dealer J.H. Makins in 1901, who is said to have been representing Henry J. Crocker, though Makin had some on hand during the San Francisco earthquake, which destroyed eight of the 10c value.
Ex Atherton. Block listed but unpriced in Scott (value for four singles is $50,000.00)