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Sale 863 — 2003 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003

Category — Hawaii

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
658
ng
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 658, HawaiiHAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2), HAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2)HAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2). Type I, unused, framelines complete all around, three huge even margins, top half of right frameline touching, small defects and tiny toned specks at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARING UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT HAWAIIAN MISSIONARY. ONLY THREE OF THE TWELVE RECORDED UNUSED 5-CENT MISSIONARIES ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS FREE OF REPAIRS.

Our census of Hawaii No. 2 (published in Part 1 of the Honolulu Advertiser catalogue), contains only twelve unused stamps, two of which are in the Tapling Collection at the British Library -- whether or not they are repaired is moot to collectors, since they are unavailable. Of the ten unused copies available to collectors, seven are repaired, two have minor faults and one is sound

Ex Lichtenstein, "Collector C". Census No. 2-I-UNC-25. With 1994 P.F. certificate.

45,000
30,000
659
 
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 659, HawaiiHAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2), HAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2)HAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2). Type I, large margins to clear incl. sheet margin at top, lightened ms. cancel, rich color, small repaired tears at left and right, top margin reinforced with paper backing

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 5-CENT HAWAIIAN MISSIONARY STAMP.

Our census records only 38 used off-cover 5c Missionary stamps available to collectors.

Census No. 2-I-CAN-31. Ex Bowers, Ishikawa and possibly Worthington. With 2002 P.F. certificate.

25,000
13,000
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660
 
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 660, HawaiiHAWAII, 1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red (7), HAWAII, 1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red (7)HAWAII, 1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red (7). Type II numeral with short flag, large margins to just touched at bottom right, bright color, "2" portion of numeral cancel (probably "12"), defective and repaired with backing, Fine appearance, with copy of 1975 P.F. certificate

9,000
1,400
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