Honolulu * U.S. Postage Paid * Nov. 5.
Clear strike of red circular datestamp on gray envelope to Andover, Mass., "San Francisco Cal. 28 Nov." with matching "PAID"
handstamp and ms. "14", a pencil "1oz" at upper left explains the rate: 6 + 6 + 2c -- this went on the E.L. Frost
which sailed Nov. 5, 1853 -- cover with some edge wear and light toning, still Fine, a very rare usage as this was mailed during a period when both the 13c Missionaries and the Kamehameha issue were available to indicate payment, and shortly before the postmaster at San Francisco required the affixing of U.S. postage stamps in Honolulu for prepayment, ex Ostheimer, with 1968 P.F. certificate
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