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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Hawaii

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1987
c
San Francisco Cal. 22 Aug. Light strike of red circular datestamp on buff cover to New York City, ms. "Ship 42" rate, some edgewear, otherwise Fine usage paying 2c ship fee plus 40c rate from California

E. 200-300
160
1988
c
Honolulu * U.S. Postage Paid * Aug. 25. Clear strike of red circular datestamp on orange cover to Galena Ill., matching "Paid 12" hs, bold "San Francisco Cal. 6 Oct." circular datestamp, small stain at top left corner, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
350
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1989
c
Honolulu * U.S. Postage Paid * Sep. 6. Red circular datestamp on small cover to Mass, bold strike of "San Francisco Cal. 30 Sep." circular datestamp and matching large "Paid 8 Ship" hs, some edgewear, missing small part of backflap, gently cleaned, Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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1990
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1990, HawaiiHonolulu * U.S. Postage Paid * Nov. 5, Honolulu * U.S. Postage Paid * Nov. 5Honolulu * 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

E. 750-1,000
1,150
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1991
c
Honolulu * U.S. Postage Paid * Nov. 21. Bold red circular datestamp on buff cover to Boston Mass. from Wailuku postmaster Edward P. Bond, pencil "1-1/2" and red pencil "20" charge for a triple weight letter (8 plus 6 plus 6), ms. "Charge E.P.B." at top, clear "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 16" circular datestamp and "PAID" handstamp; a July 17, 1852 entry in the journal of Postmaster H. M. Whitney indicates he advised Bond that until some other compensation could be provided, his personal mail would pass duly paid when inscribed with his initials; some wear and waterstains, still Fine, rare example of this privilege, ex Honolulu Advertiser

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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1992
c
Honolulu * Hawaiian-Islands * Nov. 21. Red circular datestamp on buff cover to New York City, neat "San Francisco Cal. 20 Dec." circular datestamp, matching large "Ship" with ms. "22" rating, edgewear incl. few repaired tears, otherwise Fine double-rate usage

E. 400-500
250
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1993
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1993, HawaiiFrom Honolulu, From HonoluluFrom Honolulu. Docketing on back, lacking originating datestamp, bearing "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 5, 1857" circular datestamp and matching "Ship" and "22" handstamps on blue cover to Cambridge Mass., light file fold, slightly reduced at top and right and missing top flap, still a Fine and unusual usage, ex Van Dyke

E. 300-400
200
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1994
c
Inbound to Hawaii. Folded letter bearing red "Boston Mass. Apr. 13" and matching "40" on folded letter addressed to "Messrs. Makee, Authon & Co., Honolulu, care Messrs. Cross, Hobson & Co., San Francisco", ms. "pr. Empire City", contents is 1846 statement of account from Howland & Co., light file folds and trivial edgewear, Fine

E. 200-300
270
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1995
c
10c Yellow Green (68). Centered to top right, tied by quartered cork, "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Jan. 18" circular datestamp on cover to Boston Mass., also bearing "San Francisco Cal. Feb. 8" circular datestamp, reduced at left, fresh and Fine

E. 200-300
400
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1996
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1996, Hawaii1866, 5c Blue (32), 1866, 5c Blue (32)1866, 5c Blue (32). Well-centered, couple short perfs, ms. "X" cancel, tied by large target, used with U.S. 5c Brown (76), cancelled by target with matching "San Francisco Cal. Aug. 10" double-circle datestamp, red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Jul. 13" circular datestamp on cover to Old Lyme Conn., backflap removed, small piece out at T.L. and nicked at lower right, still a Fine and attractive mixed franking, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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1997
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1997, Hawaii1853, 5c Blue, Thick White Wove (5), 1853, 5c Blue, Thick White Wove (5)1853, 5c Blue, Thick White Wove (5). Large margins to clear, rich color and fine impression, part of red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine

950
0
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1998
ng
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1998, Hawaii1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6), 1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6)1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6). Small part o.g., large to huge margins, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, ex Colonel Green

600
500
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1999
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1999, Hawaii1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6), 1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6)1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6). Original gum, large margins, intense color, light corner crease at top left and few faint toned spots on gum, otherwise Extremely Fine

600
260
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2000
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2000, Hawaii1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6), 1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6)1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6). Original gum, large margins all around, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, very light purple owner's backstamp

600
375
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2001
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2001, Hawaii1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6), 1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6)1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6). Large margins to just clear, bold segmented cork cancel (often seen on Missionary stamps), light diagonal crease at bottom left, otherwise Fine

1,000
1,500
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2002
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2002, Hawaii1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9), 1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9)1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9). Position 2 showing line thru "Honolulu", huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, tiny thin spot at top, light crease at right in margin only, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Wilson

1,000
500
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2003
ogbl
1868, 5c Blue, Re-Issue (10). Complete sheet of 20, o.g., h.r., few faults incl. some light creases and thin spots, appears Very Fine

625
375
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2004
Sbl
1868, 5c Blue, Re-Issue, Red Specimen Ovpt. (10S). Complete sheet of 20, o.g., stamps are Mint N.H., few thins and creases mostly in selvage, otherwise Very Fine

535
550
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2005
Sbl
1868, 13c Dull Rose, Re-Issue, Black Specimen Ovpt. (11Sa). Complete sheet of 20, o.g., most stamps Mint N.H., few thin spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

480
325
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2006
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2006, Hawaii1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16), 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16)1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-C, Ty. IV (Westerberg Pos. 4), large margins all around, tied by well-struck blue-green square grid, matching "Lahaina Hawaiian-Islands May 28" circular datestamp on large part of folded cover to the Catholic Mission at Honolulu, cover with small tear and light horizontal fold at top far from stamp, Extremely Fine, essentially a complete cover from the Father Modeste correspondence, ex Emerson, Scott value for a complete cover is $3,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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2007
ng
1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-A, Ty. V (Westerberg Pos. 5), unused (no gum), large even margins, faint corner crease at top right visible only in fluid, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Tows

450
450
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2008
 
1863, 2c Black, Grayish White (16d). Ample to large margins, neat blue "Paid" in oval cancel, faint diagonal crease, otherwise Fine

575
1,500
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2009
ng
1864, 1c Black (19). Plate 6-A, Ty. I (Westerberg Pos. 1), large margins, bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Lapham

450
650
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2010
ng
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2010, Hawaii1864, 1c Black (19), 1864, 1c Black (19)1864, 1c Black (19). Vertical pair, Plate 6-A, Ty. VIII/X (Westerberg Pos. 8/10), unused (no gum), huge margins incl. sheet margin at bottom and right, diagonal crease in selvage only at bottom, otherwise Extremely Fine

950
1,150
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2011
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2011, Hawaii1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22), 1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22)1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22). Horizontal pair, Plate 12-A, Ty. X-II (Westerberg Pos. 5-6), large part o.g., full to large margins, rich color, fresh and Very Fine pair, ex Colonel Green

1,000
850
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2012
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2012, Hawaii1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22), 1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22)1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22). Horizontal pair, Plate 12-A, Ty. VII-IV (Westerberg Pos. 3-4), original gum, ample to full margins, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,000
1,200
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2013
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2013, Hawaii1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22), 1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22)1865, 5c Blue on Blue (22). Plate 12-A, Ty. IV (Westerberg Pos. 4), full to large margins, neat target cancel, few light creases, otherwise Very Fine

750
400
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2014
ng
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2014, Hawaii1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Horizontal pair, Plate 7-A, Ty. IX-X (Westerberg Pos. 9-10), huge to enormous margins all around incl. sheet margin at bottom with embossed "Bancroft" papermaker's seal in ornate frame below Pos. 10, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair in every respect

500
4,000
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2015
ng
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2015, Hawaii1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Block of four, Plate 7-A, Ty. I-II/III-IV (Westerberg Pos. 1-2/3-4), unused (no gum), ample to large margins, few creases and thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,100
650
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2016
ng
1865, 1c Dark Blue (25). Plate 11-A, Ty. VI (Westerberg Pos. 6), unused (no gum), large margins, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Colonel Green

250
375
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2017
ng
1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, Ty. IV (Westerberg Pos. 8), unused (no gum), ample to full margins, fresh and Very Fine, ex Wilson

250
375
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2018
ng
1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Horizontal pair, Plate 10-A, Ty. I-II (Westerberg POs. 9-10), unused (no gum), ample to large margins, right stamp shows broken "2", tiny thin speck at bottom right entirely in margin, otherwise Very Fine

500
850
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2019
 
1861, 2c Pale Rose, Vertically Laid (28). Large margins, bright color, tied by red square grid on large piece to Maui, piece also bears red "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Dec. 23" circular datestamp, Very Fine, Scott Retail on cover is $1,500, as a used stamp Scott Retail

150
220
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2020
ogbl
1864-93, 1c-50c Portraits (30/72). 28 blocks of four, Nos. 30-31, 33-34, 39, 40, 43-45, 52-61, 62, 64, 66, 67-68, 70-72, few small faults, almost all appear Fine-Very Fine, ex Southgate

2,253
2,100
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2021
P
1864, 2c Rose Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (31P3). Cut to shape and affixed with glue on 140 x 225mm card, with green overprint "SPECIMEN/POSTAGE STAMP/FROM THE/NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY/NO. 1 WALL STREET/NEW YORK" tying proof to card, crease at bottom left of card, otherwise Fine and unusual item, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 200-300
625
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2022
E
1866, (5c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (32-E). Mounted on 61 x 73mm card, Very Fine, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 150-200
300
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2023
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2023, Hawaii1866, 5c Blue (32), 1866, 5c Blue (32)1866, 5c Blue (32). Block of four, o.g., h.r., well-centered, deep rich color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine block, ex Tows

675
1,800
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2024
ogbl
1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Block of four, o.g., h.r., rich color, well-centered, single toned perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
1,500
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2025
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 2025, Hawaii1893, 12c Red Lilac (63), 1893, 12c Red Lilac (63)1893, 12c Red Lilac (63). Block of fifteen with selvage at sides and attached embossed circular seal signed by Postmaster General Oat, o.g., few stamps Mint N.H., rich color, some perf separations sensibly reinforced, vertical crease in selvage at left and seal folded at edge, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as two blocks of four and singles

2,850
2,200
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2026
ogbl
1893, 2c Rose Vermilion (65). Left margin block of four with part imprint, stamps Mint N.H., h.r. in selvage, well-centered and intense color, small thin spot in selvage only, otherwise fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Southgate

325
425
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2027
ogbl
1893, $1.00 Rose Red (73). Bottom right margin block of four, o.g., h.r., rich color, faint toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, ex Tows

500
525
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2028
ogbl
1871, 1c Purple (30). Complete sheet of 50 with full selvage all around and imprints at sides, o.g., h.r., some perf separations, few small faults in selvage, otherwise Fine, ex Wilson

590
1,250
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2029
ogbl
1893, 5c Deep Indigo (58). Complete sheet of 50 with selvage all around, showing Hawaiian imprint at left and trace of English imprint at right, original gum, some Mint N.H., few small faults, appears fresh and Fine-Very Fine, ex Wilson

600
900
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2030
ogbl
1893, 10c Black (61). Complete sheet of 50 with selvage all around and imprints at all four sides, o.g., many stamps Mint N.H., few minor perf separations, otherwise Fine, ex Wilson

540
525
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2031
ogbl
1893, 10c Vermilion (67). Complete sheet of 50 with selvage all around and imprints on all four sides, o.g., many stamps Mint N.H., few minor perf separations, one stamp and selvage at right sealed tear, otherwise Fine, ex Wilson

950
850
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2032
c
1871, 18c Dull Rose (34). Tied by target on 2c Black, Postal Card (UX2), similarly cancelled, to Budapest, Hungary, registered usage, red "Honolulu Hawaii Dec. 11, 1892" double-circle datestamp and matching "R", San Francisco and New York transit markings, some minor edgewear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
5,000
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2033
c
1875, 12c Black (36). Tied by neat "Honolulu H.I. Nov. 8, 1889" duplex on cover to Germany, San Francisco and Stadthagen backstamps, frsh and Very Fine, a pretty cover

400
500
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2034
c
1875, 12c Black (36). Two, used with 15c Red Brown and 25c Dark Violet (41, 47), each tied tied by light strike of killer cancel, matching "Honolulu H.I. Jul. 14, 1890" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Hannover, Germany, San Francisco, New York and receiving backstamps, folded at left for display and some minor edgewear, Fine-Very Fine and colorful usage

E. 300-400
500
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2035
c
1882, 10c Black (40). Well-centered, tied by neat strikes of "Honolulu H.I. Oct. 8, 1894" duplex on immaculate blue cover with printed address to Los Angeles Cal., Extremely Fine and choice, an attractive cover

150
300
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2036
c
1884, 10c Red Brown (44). Well-centered, single short perf at bottom right, tied by target on yellow cover to Tahiti, Society Islands, matching "Honolulu H.I. Feb. 16, 1887" circular datestamp, San Francisco backstamp, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine usage

E. 300-400
2,100
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2037
c
1893, 12c Black, 18c Dull Rose (62, 71). Tied by target on registetred cover to St. Louis Mo., red "Honolulu Hawaii Dec. 14, 1893" double-circle datestamp and "R", 18c also tied by St. Louis two-line receiving hs, San Francisco backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
550
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2038
c
1893, 2c Rose Vermilion (65). Horizontal pair, well-centered, tied by two neat strikes of "Honolulu H.I. Aug. 30, 1893" duplex on locally-addressed cover, minor cover wear at top right, Very Fine, Scott Retail for single on cover

450
400
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2039
c
1894, 10c Yellow Green, 12c Blue (77, 78). Tied by neat red target on registered cover to Providence R.I., matching "Honolulu Hawaii May 20, 1895" double-circle datestamp and "R" with registry no., San Francisco and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine usage

E. 150-200
400
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2040
c
1894, 12c Blue (78). Vertical pair, tied by neat red target on registered cover to Providence R.I., matching "Honolulu Hawaii Mar. 27, 1895" double-circle datestamp and "R" with registry no., transit and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive cover

E. 100-150
250
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2041
c
1885, 10c Black, Special Despatch Entire (UE1). Unused, fresh and Very Fine

225
50
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2042
c
Wells Fargo & Co's. Express. Paid printed frank on 1884 5c Blue entire (U4) to London, England, clear "Honolulu, H.I. Aug. 3, 1893" duplex, red London receiving backstamp, opening tears at top, into frank, Fine appearance, very scarce

E. 300-400
1,400
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2043
 
Hawaii, Balance. Balance of the Hall collection, mostly unused incl. Nos. 9 (2), 10 (4), 23, O1-O6, used incl. Nos. 27, 28, some faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

4,266
2,200
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2044
c
Hawaii, Covers. Eight covers, five are Postal Stationery incl. U4, U8, U9, U12 (2), covers incl. No. 33 to Mass., Nos. 59 and 68 on registered cover to Mass, and No. 37 used locally, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 250-300
800
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