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Sale 824 — 2000 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2000

Category — Hawaii

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
450
TC
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 450, Hawaii1853, 5c Black, 13c Black, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (5TC3, 6TC3), 1853, 5c Black, 13c Black, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (5TC3, 6TC3)1853, 5c Black, 13c Black, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (5TC3, 6TC3). 5c on thick paper, three large margins, ample to touching at B., 13c on slightly thinner paper, three large margins, frameline clear at B.

VERY FINE. THESE ARE CONSIDERED BY SPECIALISTS TO BE 1853 PROOFS PREPARED AT THE TIME OF THE FIRST PRINTING. ONLY TWO SETS ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Ex Middendorf and Honolulu Advertiser

5,500
7,500
451
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 451, Hawaii1853, 5c Blue, Thick White Wove (5), 1853, 5c Blue, Thick White Wove (5)1853, 5c Blue, Thick White Wove (5). Three huge margins incl. sheet margin at left and part of adjacent stamps at top and right, in at bottom, interesting under-inked impression showing lack of cross-bar in "H" of "Honolulu", tied on piece and used with U.S. 12c Black (17), clear to large margins, both stamps tied by bold "San Francisco Cal. Nov. 16, 1860" circular datestamp on piece, well-struck "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Oct. 27" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, very unusual variety for 5c stamp, Scott Retail for this combination on cover is $12,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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452
c
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 452, Hawaii1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9), 1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9)1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9). Large margins all around including part of adjacent stamp at right, deep rich color, tied by perfectly struck square grid, matching "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Jul. 7" circular datestamp, on cover to Medford Mass., bold "San Francisco Jul. 29, 1864" double-circle datestamp and "Ship 6", endorsed at top "Wm. Brigham, Sandwich Islands"

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE. A SUPERB AND IMMACULATE COVER IN EVERY RESPECT. THE 1861 5-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER IS EXTREMELY SCARCE ON COVER.

Ex Emerson

3,750
5,250
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453
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 453, Hawaii1859, 1c Light Blue, Bluish White (12), 1859, 1c Light Blue, Bluish White (12)1859, 1c Light Blue, Bluish White (12). Plate 2-A, Ty. V (Westerberg Position 5), large margins all around, neat red Honolulu datestamp, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE NUMERAL, CANCELLED SOLELY BY THE HONOLULU DATESTAMP.

A beautiful stamp

5,500
16,000
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454
og
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 454, Hawaii1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14), 1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14)1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14). Plate 3-Gx, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), full original gum, small h.r., large margins all around including enormous margins at sides, beautiful Greenish Blue paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK NUMERAL ON GREENISH BLUE PAPER. A SUPERB STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.

Our Honolulu Advertiser sale contained only three unused examples of this stamp, none with original gum, and only one was sound. The Pietsch sale contained two sound copies, both without gum.

6,000
6,000
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455
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 455, Hawaii1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14), 1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14)1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14). Plate 3-Gx, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), enormous margins all around incl. sheet margin at bottom and also part at left, cancelled by well-struck blue square grid handstamp, trivial natural inclusion

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB SOUND USED CORNER SHEET MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK NUMERAL ON GREENISH BLUE PAPER.

Ex Stolz

3,500
5,750
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456
ngbl
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 456, Hawaii1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type I-VI (Westerberg Positions 1-6), Unused (no gum), large margins all around, fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 1-CENT BLACK NUMERAL ON GRAYISH PAPER.

Ex Wilson. Scott Retail as a block of four and two singles

3,000
3,500
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457
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 457, Hawaii1863, 2c Black, "2" at Top (16a), 1863, 2c Black, "2" at Top (16a)1863, 2c Black, "2" at Top (16a). Plate 3-D, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), large margins all around including part of sheet margin at bottom, cancelled solely by red Honolulu datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine

2,500
2,100
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458
c
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 458, Hawaii1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 1), large margins, tied by neat square grid and used with United States 5c Brown (76), Numeral stamp slightly overlapping on top, target cancel ties both stamps on cover to Montclair N.J., red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Apr. 29" datestamp also ties Numeral, neat "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 3, 1865" double-circle datestamp, missing top flap and small cover tear at top

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING COMBINATION FRANKING -- ONE OF THE FINEST OF ITS KIND.

Purchased at the 1925 J. Morgenthau sale of the Bister Collection

8,000
10,000
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459
og
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 459, Hawaii1865, 5c Blue, "Interisland", Tete Beche (22a), 1865, 5c Blue, "Interisland", Tete Beche (22a)1865, 5c Blue, "Interisland", Tete Beche (22a). Plate 12-A, Type II (Westerberg Positions 6), tete-beche pair with both stamp the same type and position, original gum, h.r., ample to large margins all around and showing dramatic shift in alignment between the two stamps

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE TETE-BECHE PAIR OF THE 5-CENT BLUE "INTERISLAND" FROM THE ONLY POSITIONS THAT WILL PRODUCE A PAIR OF THE SAME TYPE.

Ex Worthington. Two blue dealer's backstamps (G. Lublin, Berlin)

5,000
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460
c
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 460, Hawaii1866, 5c Blue (32), 1866, 5c Blue (32)1866, 5c Blue (32). Horizontal pair, rich color and well-centered, tied by handstamps and used with United States 5c Brown, F. Grill (95), similarly tied on orange cover to San Francisco, bold "Hilo P.O. Hawaiian-Islands Nov. 12" backstamp, "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 8" datestamp

FRESH AND VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND RARE COMBINATION FRANKING OF THE HAWAII PORTRAITS ISSUE AND THE 5-CENT F GRILL.

Ex Stephen D. Brown

E. 5,000-7,500
4,000
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